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....
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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.
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...
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 for pre-existing conditions, and deportation...
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.