Hundreds of asylum seekers have been left in El Paso, Texas after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began releasing them this past week without giving advance notice to local organizations.
ICE officials have reportedly left at least 200+ asylum seekers at an area near a Greyhound bus station in El Paso since Sunday.
The asylum seekers were released after arriving in the United States and making contact with U.S. officials. Some have relatives or other contacts throughout the country who they plan to stay with while they await their immigration court dates to address their pending cases. However, those left in El Paso seem to have been abandoned with little to no information or resources and many have told volunteers on the ground that they do not even know where they are.
ICNA Relief is on the ground in El Paso with our Mobile Clinic to assist with health-related needs and we brought with us necessities like diapers, wipes, hygiene products, winter gear, and blankets.
We need YOUR help so we can continue this effort!
ICNA Relief has partnered with APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America) to provide a free mobile clinic (pictured on the left) that is used for free health fairs and, in times of disaster, provides people in need with free health services.
ICNA Relief is assisting people through your generous support
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