Monica Ortiz Uribe

Monica Ortiz Uribe appears in the following:

Activists Decry Femicides After Another Woman Is Killed In Juárez, Mexico

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Activists chanted "Not one more" as they marched in Juárez Saturday. The killing of artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas ignited anger in a city with a gruesome history of violence against women.

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A Feminist Is Murdered In Mexico, And Protesters Demand Answers

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Mexicans gathered in Ciudad Juárez this weekend to seek justice for the murder of artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas. Women nationwide are demanding changes to a culture of impunity.

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Migrant Women Face Mental Trauma

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Many migrants coming to the U.S. to ask for asylum fled violence and political strife at home. This mental toll is largely going unaddressed.

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Remembering Elsa Mendoza Marquez

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Elsa Mendoza Marquez was killed in the El Paso shooting Saturday. Mendoza was a beloved school principal in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, where she was remembered Wednesday.

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El Paso's Resilience Shines Through After What Police Call A Hate-Driven Shooting

Monday, August 05, 2019

Authorities are treating a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, this weekend as domestic terrorism. Twenty people were killed in a shooting spree in the city, which is a hub for Hispanic migrants.

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El Paso Latest

Sunday, August 04, 2019

We have the latest on the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, which left 20 people dead.

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Trump Administration's 'Remain In Mexico' Program Tangles Legal Process

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Immigrant advocates say the policy, known as Migrant Protection Protocols, is not protecting migrants. It is difficult for lawyers to reach clients and puts migrants in danger.

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Migrant Protection Protocols May Not Deliver Promised Aid To Asylum-Seekers

Thursday, May 09, 2019

A federal appeals court ruled this week that a Trump administration program that returns some asylum-seekers to Mexico to wait out cases can continue for now. Advocates are concerned for migrants.

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In El Paso, A New Migrant Shelter Is Opened For Families Released By Border Officials

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Annunciation House, the main shelter for migrants in El Paso, is opening a new building to house families after they're released by ICE.

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In El Paso, Hundreds Of Protesters Denounce Trump's Border Wall Plans

Sunday, January 27, 2019

On Saturday, hundreds gathered in the streets of El Paso to protest President Trump's immigration policies, and his plans for more physical barriers around their city's edge.

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Border Residents Remain Skeptical About The Need For An Expanded Wall

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Residents along the Southern border with Mexico are not convinced that a longer and strengthened barrier will have much of an impact on their own safety and on border security.

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Texas Volunteers Start Pop-Up Medical Clinics To Help Screen Migrant Children

Monday, December 31, 2018

In response to the deaths of two Guatemalan children in U.S. custody, the Department of Homeland Security has ordered more stringent medical screenings of minors detained at the border.

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It's Easy For Migrants To Get Sick; Harder To Get Treatment

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Two children recently died in Border Patrol custody. In response, volunteers created pop-up clinics and the Department of Homeland Security ordered medical checks on kids in custody.

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Visits U.S. Border After Second Migrant Child's Death

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visits the southern border to check on medical care for migrant children. NPR's Don Gonyea talks to Mónica Ortiz Uribe, who's been covering the story for NPR.

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Texas Nonprofit Says ICE Is Releasing Migrants Onto El Paso Streets

Friday, December 28, 2018

As more Central Americans arrive at the border, immigration agencies are already beyond their limits. Nonprofits — like Annunciation House, a shelter organization in El Paso, Texas — is helping out.

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After Death of Second Migrant Child, CBP Will Examine All Children Under 10 Years Old

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

U.S. Customs & Border Protection says medical personnel will immediately examine the hundreds of migrant children under 10 years old in its custody, following the death of a second migrant child.

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Migrant Boy Dies In Government Custody In New Mexico Hospital

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala has died in government custody, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says. He is the second child reported to have died while in U.S. custody within a month.

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ICE Continues To Release Asylum-Seekers At Public Park In El Paso, Texas

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Officials appear to have resumed coordinating with local shelters after days of dropping off hundreds of mostly Central American migrants without any plan.

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On Christmas Day, Volunteers In El Paso, Texas, Help Hundreds Of Immigrant Families

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

A migrant shelter in El Paso, Texas, says ICE officers delivered several hundred migrants to a bus station without warning. Normally shelter workers are given a heads up. ICE says it was an oversight.

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U.S. Plans To Expand Tent Camp In Texas For Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Last month, the federal government announced it was expanding the shelter's capacity to 3,800 beds — making it the largest shelter in the system for kids who cross the border solo.

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