Hunger-Striking Immigrants in US Subjected to Nasal Force-Feeding at ICE Detention Center

February 2, 2019 Syndicated 0

ICE officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes in response to a hunger strike by 11 detainees — some rejecting food for over a month — inside a Texas detention facility, according to a new report by The Associated Press.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days.

Starting Jan. 22, Some U.S. Travelers May Need a Passport to Board Domestic Flights

January 9, 2018 staff 0

Thanks to increased, tighter standards for state-issued ID’s defined by the Real ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005 in the wake of ubiquitous, post-9/11 security frenzy, all adults boarding any federally regulated aircraft — including domestic U.S. flights — must have an “enhanced ID” (Real ID); otherwise, they will be required to present an additional, alternative form of acceptable identification, unless they reside in one of the 26 states granted extensions through Oct. 10, 2018.