Ashoka Mukpo

Ashoka Mukpo, Staff Reporter, ACLU

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Asylum-seekers inside the Leona Vicario Federal shelter in Ciudad Juarez, October 9, 2019. (Photo:Guillermo Arias for the ACLU) Views
Monday, October 28, 2019
I Went to Mexico to Meet Asylum-Seekers Trapped at the Border. This Is What I Saw.
Two weeks ago, I traveled to northern Mexico along with Mexican photographer Guillermo Arias to meet with asylum-seekers who’ve been trapped at the southern U.S. border by Trump Administration policies. Neither of us was prepared for what we saw there. We visited two cities – Ciudad Juarez and...
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Saturday, August 17, 2019
Corrections Officer Who Struck Rhode Island ICE Protesters With Pickup Truck Resigns
A senior corrections officer at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Rhode Island has resigned after being placed on administrative leave for driving his pickup truck into a crowd of peaceful protestors on Wednesday night. The attack left one man, 64-year-old Jerry Belair, with a broken leg and internal...
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"ACLU advocates say they’re concerned by the absence of a coherent federal plan to comply with the order." (Photo: aclu) Views
Friday, June 29, 2018
In Brownsville, Converting Pain and Anger Into Action
Over a thousand people marched to a federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, after a rally organized by the ACLU, its Texas affiliate, and other partner organizations to protest the Trump administration’s policy of criminally prosecuting anyone who crosses the border without...
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