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TODAY AT 11AM: Advocates will demand TDCJ release two immigrants illegally detained at Briscoe Unit

WHAT: A press conference demanding release of immigrants illegally detained more than the 48 hours mandated by federal statute WHO: Organizers from Grassroots Leadership WHEN: Friday, October 1, 2021, 11am WHERE: Outside the Dolph Briscoe Unit, 1459 West Highway 85, Dilley, Texas 78017 DILLEY, TX — Immigration and Criminal Justice Advocates will gather in front of the Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley, Texas to demand the release of two migrant fathers — Ivan Nava and David Muñoz — who are now being illegally held after the state dismissed their cases.

Court Ruling for Texas Migrants Today Marks First-of-its-Kind Victory Against Governor Abbott’s Operation Lone Star

Del Rio, Texas – Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the state of Texas dropped misdemeanor charges against two migrant fathers–Ivan Nava and David Muñoz–who had been arrested and detained for more than 50 days as part of Governor Abbott’s Operation Lone Star. Grassroots Leadership and Just Futures Law filed two petitions for writ of Habeas Corpus for their cases earlier this month. [node:read-more:link]

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