A Culture of Cruelty is No More Deaths' report on rampant U.S. Border Patrol abuse of immigration detainees, deportees and migrants apprehended on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Read More....
Health Impacts of Deportation Report

Health Impacts of Deportation Report

A survey of deportees in Nogales, Sonora, shows elevated levels of stress, abuse, and trauma among people detained and removed from the United States. Read more about the report here.
Denial of Medical Care & Medication

Denial of Medical Care & Medication

Out of 433 incidents in which emergency medical treatment or medication were needed, only 59 (14%) received it before being deported – the other 86% were deported without receiving needed medical care. The concerns seen repeatedly include: untreated open wounds and severe heat illness, confiscation or denial of needed medications...
Physical Abuse:

Physical Abuse:

10% of people interviewed after being held in Border Patrol custody reported being physically abused – including teens and children. Forms if physical abuse reported by interviewees included being punched, kicked, bitten by Border Patrol dogs, pushed down hills or into cacti, and being shoved forcefully against walls or vehicles....
Border Patrol Apprehension Methods & Border Deaths

Border Patrol Apprehension Methods & Border Deaths

In 2009-2010 alone, at least 253 people died attempting to cross the southern AZ Border. Border Patrol practices in the desert routinely increase the risk of death in the desert by dispersing groups with helicopters, impeding search and rescue efforts, and vandalizing life-saving resources such as food, water, and blankets....
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No More Deaths Testifies Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

No More Deaths Testifies Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

On March 27, No More Deaths volunteers presented testimony before for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at a hearing in Washington, D.C.  The hearing was convened in response to advocates’ long-standing complaints regarding the treatment of detainees in short-term Border Patrol custody along the U.S.-Mexico border. No More Death’s testimony focused on the findings...
Oprah Magazine Discusses Immigration Enforcement and Border Patrol Abuse

Oprah Magazine Discusses Immigration Enforcement and Border Patrol Abuse

The April issue of Oprah magazine features an article about the hardship and family separation caused by immigration enforcement.  Titled Hiding in Plain Sight: Inside the Life of an Undocumented Immigrant, the article profiles a Tucson woman named Anna and her struggles to keep her family together in the face of the heavy Border Patrol...
Shooting Case Confirms Lack of Accountability Within Border Patrol

Shooting Case Confirms Lack of Accountability Within Border Patrol

A Border Patrol agent is facing a civil suit on behalf of Jesús Enrique Castro Romo, a resident of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico who was shot by the agent in November 2010 while he lay face down on the ground. The agent, Abel Canales, also faces a federal indictment on charges of accepting brides to repeatedly...
CNN Story Documents Dangerous Deportation Practices

CNN Story Documents Dangerous Deportation Practices

A recent CNN story highlights dangerous deportation practices carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the U.S.-Mexico border. In 2010, 863,647 people were removed or returned (deported) by U.S. immigration authorities, the overwhelming majority repatriated to Mexico. With cartels consolidating their control of the border region, Mexican border cities are increasingly dangerous places for those...
New York Civil Liberties Union Releases Report on Border Patrol Abuses at Canada-U.S. Border

New York Civil Liberties Union Releases Report on Border Patrol Abuses at Canada-U.S. Border

On November 9th the NYCLU released a new report called “Justice Derailed: What Raids on Trains and Buses Reveal about Border Patrol’s Interior Enforcement Practices” which is the first-ever publication to document Border Patrol transportation Raids in upstate New York and the human rights violations that occur in the process. Open this announcement and then...
Arizona ACLU Releases Report Documenting Abuses in Immigration Detention Centers

Arizona ACLU Releases Report Documenting Abuses in Immigration Detention Centers

June 2011 Through the Immigrant Detention Advocacy Project, the ACLU of Arizona has worked for two years to document civil and human rights abuses in immigration detention centers in Arizona. Based on 115 face-to-face interviews with detainees held in Eloy and Florence, Arizona, the 36-page report, “In Their Own Words: Enduring Abuse in Arizona Immigration...
Purchase a Copy of the Report

Purchase a Copy of the Report

Print copies of the report in English and Spanish are available for purchase  at No More Death’s webstore hosted by Peace Supplies. Click here to order online or go to http://peacesupplies.org/No-More-Deaths/Report_A-Culture-of-Cruelty.html