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“All are brothers in the eyes of God”

Last week, we received a letter from Ulises, an LGBTI refugee held in prison at Otay Mesa while he seeks asylum.  He relayed a remarkable story: “Inside there are 140 of us who have organized to share our commissary.  We are from all over the world:  Pakistan, Vietnam, China, Haiti, Cuba, Honduras, Africa.  We do […]

Fernando from Honduras: “I am alone in this life”

This week, the New York Times covered the Honduran caravans fleeing their home country–which is effectively in a low-level civil war–to seek asylum here. . . . only to be imprisoned as criminals in Otay Mesa rather than taken in as refugees. Read this letter we received this week from Fernando from Honduras, 23 years […]