Shaw Drake

Shaw Drake is Policy Counsel at ACLU Border Rights Center

Articles by this author

U.S. border communities have long understood the cruel capacity and impunity of this rogue agency. (Photo: Dave Killen/The Oregonian/AP) Views
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Border Patrol Violently Assaults Civil Rights and Liberties
In the past week, unidentified federal officers in camouflage fatigues, labeled only “police,” abducted people off the streets of Portland in unmarked vehicles and threatened the “Wall of Moms ” standing up for our Constitution. The administration later confirmed the unidentified officers were...
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The resulting horrors foreshadow the dangers faced by those subjected to DHS’s new policy known as “Remain in Mexico,” technically called the “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP). (Photo: Flickr) Views
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security's Attack on Asylum Seekers at the Border Continues
In a desperate attempt to escape immediate threats to their life, the Castro* family fled their home country of El Salvador, hoping to make it to the U.S.-Mexico border to seek refuge. What they found instead at the port of entry in Eagle Pass, Texas, were cruel U.S. Customs and Border Protection (...
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