AVID in the News

The following list compiles articles that are were either written by AVID members or in which AVID members are interviewed.

Holpuch, Amanda. “Revealed: Man Force-Fed in Ice Custody at Risk Due to ‘substandard Care’ Says Doctor.” The Guardian, August 30, 2019, sec. US news. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/30/ajay-kumar-hunger-strike-asylum-seeker-us-detention.
Lavers, Michael K. “Migrants in Ciudad Juárez Face Violence, Months-Long Wait to Enter US.” Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights, August 21, 2019. https://www.washingtonblade.com/2019/08/21/migrants-in-ciudad-juarez-face-violence-months-long-wait-to-enter-us/.
Lavers, Michael K. “Activists in NM City Rally around LGBT Migrants.” Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights, August 7, 2019. https://www.washingtonblade.com/2019/08/07/activists-in-nm-city-rally-around-lgbt-migrants/.
“PHOTOS: Washington Blade Returns to US-Mexico Border, Central America.” Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights, August 6, 2019. https://www.washingtonblade.com/2019/08/06/photos-washington-blade-returns-to-us-mexico-border-central-america/.
Sunita Sohrabji. “ICE Force-Hydrating Indian Asylum Seekers in El Paso, Texas in Violation of Constitution, Say Immigrant Advocates.” India West, July 31, 2019. https://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/ice-force-hydrating-indian-asylum-seekers-in-el-paso-texas/article_2304d8c4-b2fc-11e9-84fa-23c1297e61c9.html.
Martinez, Aaron. “ACLU Demands End to ‘inhumane’ Force Feeding at El Paso ICE Processing Center.” El Paso Times, July 25, 2019. https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/immigration/2019/07/25/aclu-demands-end-inhumane-force-feeding-el-paso-ice-processing-center/1818280001/.
Quintana, Celina. “Migrants Moved to El Paso after 10-Day Hunger Strike at Otero County Facility.” KTSM, July 19, 2019. https://www.ktsm.com/immigration/migrants-moved-to-el-paso-after-10-day-hunger-strike-at-otero-county-facility/.
Montes, Aaron. “Indian Asylum Seekers on Hunger Strike Transferred to El Paso ICE Detention Facility.” El Paso Times, July 18, 2019. https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/2019/07/18/asylum-seekers-hunger-strike-transferred-el-paso-ice-detention-facility/1773475001/.
Moore, Robert. “More Asylum Seekers Stage Hunger Strikes at El Paso Detention Center.” Texas Monthly, July 18, 2019. https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/more-asylum-seekers-stage-hunger-strikes-at-el-paso-detention-center/.
Esquivel, Erika. “Advocate Group Says Five Men on Hunger Strike at Otero County Processing Center.” KFOX, July 15, 2019. http://kfoxtv.com/news/local/advocate-group-says-five-men-on-hunger-strike-at-otero-county-processing-center.
Washington, John. “‘I Feel Like I’m Disappearing’: Transgender Migrants Are Languishing in Detention Centers.” Medium, June 19, 2019. https://gen.medium.com/i-feel-like-im-disappearing-transgender-migrants-are-languishing-in-detention-centers-b5794f1195a5.
Craig, Nathan, and Margaret Brown Vega. “Trans Asylum Seeker Dies After Pleading to ICE for Medical Care.” The Nation, June 4, 2019. https://www.thenation.com/article/ice-otero-joa-transgender-death/.
Moore, Robert. “Transgender Woman Migrant Who Had Been in ICE Custody Dies after Falling Ill.” Washington Post, June 2, 2019, sec. Immigration. https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/transgender-woman-migrant-who-had-been-in-ice-custody-dies-after-falling-ill/2019/06/02/d194528a-85a6-11e9-98c1-e945ae5db8fb_story.html.
SAALT. “Hunger Strike | SAALT.” South Asian Americans Leading Together, April 17, 2019. https://saalt.org/tag/hunger-strike/.
Moore, Robert. “Two of the Asylum-Seekers Who Were Force-Fed at an El Paso Detention Center Are Now Free.” Texas Monthly, April 11, 2019. https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/asylum-seekers-hunger-strikes-force-fed-el-paso-detention-center-free/.
DMSC. “Hunger Striker Press Conference at Las Americas.” Social Media. Facebook, March 14, 2019. https://www.facebook.com/DMSCElPaso/videos/2004418119862367/.
Hendricks, Tyche. “Indian Asylum-Seekers in ICE Detention Seek Release as Hunger Strike Enters Third Month.” KQED, March 8, 2019. https://www.kqed.org/news/11731457/indian-asylum-seekers-in-ice-detention-seek-release-as-hunger-strike-enters-third-month.
Meng, Grace. “Thank You to Margaret Brown Vega & Nathan Craig for Witnessing the Horrors Facing the Men on Hunger Strike in Immigration Detention in El Paso.” Tweet. @grace_meng, March 7, 2019. https://twitter.com/grace_meng/status/1103795472194461696.
Brown Vega, Margaret, and Nathan Craig. “‘A New Horror’: Sikh Men Go on Hunger Strike in ICE Custody.” The Nation, March 7, 2019. https://www.thenation.com/article/ice-hunger-strike-el-paso/.
Washington, John. “Inside an ICE Detention Center, Indian Detainees Continue Their Hunger Strike.” Medium, March 5, 2019. https://medium.com/s/story/inside-an-ice-detention-center-indian-detainees-continue-their-hunger-strike-174d03b4a2da.
Brown Vega, Margaret, and Nathan Craig. “ICE Is Trying to Hide a Hunger Strike in El Paso.” Houston Chronicle. February 11, 2019. https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/ICE-is-trying-to-hide-a-hunger-strike-in-El-Paso-13602790.php.
Burke, Garance, and Martha Mendoza. “APNewsBreak: Detainee on Hunger Strike Details Force-Feeding.” AP NEWS, February 2, 2019. https://apnews.com/e2ff21606c72407db3197ddf866bd738.
Burke, Garance, and Martha Mendoza. “Detained Indian Immigrant on Hunger Strike in El Paso Describes Force-Feeding.” El Paso Times, February 2, 2019. https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/immigration/2019/02/02/indian-immigrant-hunger-strike-el-paso-details-force-feeding/2754059002/.
Moore, Robert. “Citing Inhumane Conditions, Detained Asylum Seekers in El Paso Go On Hunger Strike.” Texas Monthly, February 1, 2019. https://www.texasmonthly.com/politics/detained-asylum-seekers-el-paso-hunger-strike/.
Martin, Patrick. “Immigrants in US Subjected to Nasal Force-Feeding at ICE Detention Center.” World Socialists Website, February 1, 2019. https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/01/immi-f01.html.
Latz, Isabel, Mark Lusk, and Josiah Heyman. “Provider Perceptions of the Effects of Current US Immigration Enforcement Policies on Service Utilization in a Border Community.” Social Development Issues 41, no. 1 (2019): 49–63.
Ordoñez, Franco. “Venezuelan Military Deserter Faces Deportation Back to Government U.S. Calls Dictatorship.” McClatchy, August 10, 2018. https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article216344035.html.
Brown Vega, Margaret, and Nathan Craig. “NM Must Protect Immigrants, End ICE Contracts in the State.” News. Albuquerque Journal, July 18, 2018. https://www.abqjournal.com/1197797/nm-must-protect-immigrants-end-ice-contracts-in-the-state.html.
Andrade, Noelle. “Letters: Judge Brack Should Not Step down at This Time.” Las Cruces Sun-News, June 23, 2018. https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/letters/2018/06/23/letters-judge-brack-should-not-step-down-time/728583002/.
Kumpuckal, Sonya, Stevie Paz, Jan Thompson, Peter Sloan, and Richard Davis. “Why We Tried to Disrupt Sessions’ Las Cruces Speech.” Las Cruces Sun-News, April 15, 2018. https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/04/15/why-we-tried-disrupt-sessions-las-cruces-speech/518490002/.
Thompson, Jan. “Concerned about Care of Immigrant Children.” Las Cruces Sun News. February 22, 2016. https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/2016/02/22/letters-editor-feb/80768984/.
“Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Reaches 60th Day.” Accessed September 9, 2019. /index.php?/content/article/67675-1.
Heyman, Dan. “Hunger Strikes Enter Third Week at El Paso ICE Detention.” Accessed July 25, 2019. /index.php?/content/article/67259-1.
“Con huelga de hambre protestan en Chaparral.” El Diario de Juárez. Accessed July 17, 2019. https://diario.mx/el-paso/con-huelga-de-hambre-protestan-en-chaparral-20190715-1539885.html.