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Trump quiere nuevo plan de "Tolerancia Cero"

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"El gobierno de Trump ya ha estado recortando los derechos básicos de mujeres y de niños desde que llegó al poder", dijo Michelle Brané, directora del programa de Derechos Migrantes y Justicia de la organización Women's Refugee Commission.

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Allow Longer Detention Of Migrant Children

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"This is an administration that has not complied with the settlement agreement as it is," Michelle Brane, the director of Migrant Rights and Justice at the Women's Refugee Commission, told NPR.

Trump administration seeks to detain migrant families indefinitely

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Michelle Brane, director of migrant rights and justice program at the Women's Refugee Commission, said the proposed regulations are an attempt to "gut basic standards" on the conditions for detaining immigrant children while in federal custody.

Trump administration seeks rule change to allow immigrant children to be detained for longer than 20 days

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The Trump administration is seeking to dismantle established safeguards and protections for children and to lock them up indefinitely in unlicensed and inhumane facilities."

The Trump Administration Is Trying To Hold Immigrant Kids In Detention Indefinitely

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Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice Program at the Women’s Refugee Commission, said that what the administration is calling "legal loopholes" are actually basic standards for protecting children.

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Allow Longer Detention Of Migrant Children

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"This is an administration that has not complied with the settlement agreement as it is," Michelle Brane, the director of Migrant Rights and Justice at the Women's Refugee Commission, told NPR.

Trump seeks changes in landmark agreement limiting how long migrant children can be detained

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“The same administration that forcibly separated children from their parents and knowingly inflicted trauma on them cannot be allowed to set the standard of care for immigrant children,” said Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women’s Refugee Commission.

[LISTEN] How can we integrate GBV programming and cash-based interventions: Jordan Case Study

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In this episode we explored further the idea of integration GBV programming and cash-based interventions by talking about the experience of Women's Refugee Commission, International Rescue Committee, and Mercy Corps in Jordan.

How Fingerprinting Parents Seeking Asylum in the United States Endangers Both Them and Their Children

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“There may be people who would try to take advantage of that situation…and then they're kind of holding that over the family's head, and that could lead to a lot of potentially really bad situations, such as exploitation or abuse,” Chavla says.

3 Separated Children Were Sexually Abused At Shelters, El Salvador Says

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Michelle Brané, director of migrant rights and justice at the Women's Refugee Commission, told NPR that there is always a risk to children's safety when they are held in large, institutional settings. Because facilities drastically expanded in a short period of time to accommodate more children, she said, there was less capacity to screen staff and provide other protections.

"Clearly the U.S. government, in this instance, separated children from their parents without any real plan for their long-term care or reunification," she said. "And in doing so, endangered thousands of children."

As Trump Orders Sessions to Go After His Political Foes, Reminder That More Than 500 Children Still Separated From Their Families

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The ACLU has formed a steering committee with groups including Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Women's Refugee Commission (WRC), and Justice in Motion to assist the government in locating the parents who have been deported, as the DOJ has proven unable and unwilling to find them. Earlier this month, the Trump administration attempted to shift responsibility for the ongoing separation crisis onto the ACLU—a move that was soundly rejected by U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw, who is overseeing the family separation case.

Nonprofits drive reunification efforts

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Under court order, the ACLU has assembled a volunteer committee made up of nonprofit partners, including Justice in Motion, Kids in Need of Defense and the Women’s Refugee Commission, to locate the deported parents.

Abuse of Children Is Illegal, Even If the President Is Responsible

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Michelle Brane, a lawyer who is director of migrant rights and justice at the Women’s Refugee Commission, has been researching the who, what, where and how of potential criminal charges. “We are working on it,” she said. “It’s tricky. Who is accountable? Who has immunity from prosecution?”

Will Anyone in the Trump Administration Ever Be Held Accountable for the Zero-Tolerance Policy?

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According to a report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, at Syracuse University, “The Administration has not explained its rationale for prosecuting parents with children when that left so many other adults without children who were not being referred for prosecution.” Michelle Brané, of the Women’s Refugee Commission, told me, “It’s still baffling to me that no one has had to answer for this.”

CIDH otorga medidas cautelares a niños inmigrantes separados en EU

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En ella, tres organizaciones no gubernamentales y un despacho jurídico son los demandantes, y requieren a la CIDH la medida cautelar para cinco familias en particular. Se trata de:

Texas Civil Rights Project.

The Women’s Refugee Commission.

The Immigration Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law.

García & García Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.

La OEA otorga medidas cautelares a favor de niños separados en la frontera para proteger sus derechos

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La segunda fue en respuesta al caso de cinco familias en particular, “y refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por el Texas Civil Rights Project, the Women’s Refugee Commission, the Immigration Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law and Garcia & Garcia Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.”. 

CIDH: Niños y niñas migrantes en EE. UU. deben ser protegidos

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La otra, respecto de cinco familias en particular, refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por Texas Civil Rights Project, the Women’s Refugee Commission, the Immigration Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law and Garcia & Garcia Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.

CIDH da medidas cautelares a niños separados en EU

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La Comisión emitió dos resoluciones. Una refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por la Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de México, la Defensoría del Pueblo de Colombia, la Defensoría del Pueblo de Ecuador, la Procuraduría de Derechos de Guatemala, el Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de Honduras y la Procuraduría para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos de El Salvador, todas ellas Instituciones Nacionales de Derechos Humanos, a favor de niños y niñas que permanecen sin ser reunificados. La otra, respecto de cinco familias en particular, refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por Texas Civil Rights Project, the Women's Refugee Commission, the Immigration Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law and Garcia & Garcia Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.

International Human Rights Body Condemns Family Separation Under Trump Administration’s Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

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“This decision from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights further affirms that the world is watching in horror at the actions taken by this administration, with its misguided and cruel family separation policy,” said Leah Chavla, Policy Advisor for the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women’s Refugee Commission. “The Commission rightly recognizes that forcibly separating children from their families can have long-lasting, potentially irreversible damaging effects on the development and wellbeing of these children. This only underscores the need for the administration to reunify these families quickly and safely, while their claims for refugee status can be processed.”

CIDH otorga medidas cautelares para proteger niños y niñas migrantes separados de sus familias en Estados Unidos

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Una refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por la Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de México, la Defensoría del Pueblo de Colombia, la Defensoría del Pueblo de Ecuador, la Procuraduría de Derechos de Guatemala, el Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de Honduras y la Procuraduría para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos de El Salvador, todas ellas Instituciones Nacionales de Derechos Humanos, a favor de niños y niñas que permanecen sin ser reunificados. La otra, respecto de cinco familias en particular, refiere a una solicitud de medida cautelar presentada por Texas Civil Rights Project, the Women's Refugee Commission, the Immigration Clinic of the University of Texas School of Law and Garcia & Garcia Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.