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Members of Congress

We are outraged ICE could have allowed the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl in their custody. Jakelin Caal Maquin was apprehended at the border with her father and forced into a detention center that did not provide her with proper care and facilities. Worse, because of this administration's arcane and cruel policies her family was forced to undergo a more difficult journey and reported to an isolated border station rather than a more trafficked immigration center, where care would have been more readily available.

We demand an end to this madness and cruelty. We are tired of seeing migrants who have a legal right to apply for asylum treated like they are disposable or criminals. The death of Jakelin is on this administration's unbelievably cruel immigration policies and Congress's lack of oversight. We demand Congress acts to ensure ICE provides better care for migrants, creates a plan to more quickly and thoroughly process asylum applications, and works to reunite the hundreds of children under your supervision with their parents and relatives.


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This petition closed 8 months ago

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A 7-year-old girl died while in ICE custody, as a result of their cruel and inhumane migration policies. Demand changes and more humane care for migrants now.


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