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In San Antonio, ICE Leaves 50 Women And Children Stranded As Hurricane Approaches | The Intellectualist

"IN SAN ANTONIO, ICE LEAVES 50 WOMEN AND CHILDREN STRANDED AS HURRICANE APPROACHES THE INTELLECTUALIST

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POSTED ON AUGUST 27, 2017, 11:24 AM 20 SECS



In San Antonio, Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents left behind 50 women and children at a bus station after bus service was canceled due to Hurricane Harvey according to Buzzfeed news.



Federal immigration authorities left about 50 immigrant women and children, most of them asylum-seekers from Central America, stranded at a downtown San Antonio bus station after service was canceled Friday due to Hurricane Harvey.



Barbie Hurtado, a community organizer with RAICES, a nonprofit that provides legal aid to immigrant families, said Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett, who represents San Antonio, had called immigration enforcement officials the day before to tell them not to drop families off.



“Knowing that, they just dropped them off,” Hurtado said. “These are women and children who have been released from family detention with no money, cell phones, and don’t speak English.”



US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) did not immediately return a request for comment.



In San Antonio, ICE Leaves 50 Women And Children Stranded As Hurricane Approaches | The Intellectualist

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