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How Did ICE Deport a Survivor of the Walmart Shooting?

Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently deported a survivor of the 2019 Walmart massacre in El Paso, Texas, Rosa,* who was slated to testify at the suspect’s trial.

So how did she end up in ICE’s custody?

February 24, 2021

A Life of Boundless Empathy: Remembering Kiara Yarbrough

The ACLU of Texas and ACLU National staff are deeply saddened about the sudden loss of our client, Kiara Yarbrough, who passed away at the age of 26. We offer our deepest condolences to Kiara’s family, including her two young sons, and wish them comfort during this difficult time.

February 23, 2021

What it’s Like to Face a Deadly Pandemic Behind Bars

Four formerly incarcerated people — including one Texan and his family — share their stories about what it’s like to be incarcerated during the pandemic, while friends and family members are left helpless on the outside.
February 5, 2021
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