Dying for a better life

Children and Adults who have died in U.S Immigration Custody

Leviticus 19:33-34 “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”

Countless Men, Women and Children have died in ICE Custody. The names below do not even begin to scratch the surface.

Jakelin Caal

A 7 year old girl from Guatemala

Felipe Gómez Alonzo

8 Year old Boy

Mariee Juárez

19 Month old baby Girl

Zeresenay Ermias Testfatsion

34 of Eritrea

Roxana Hernández

a transgender woman from Hondura

Mergensana Amar

40 Year Old Russia National

Yulio Castro-Garrido

33, a Cuban national

Huy Chi Tran

47, died at a detention center in Arizona while awaiting deportation to Vietnam.

References/ Resources

Father Daughter Drowning

Senate Agrees to give funding to the Boarder

The Guardian


Associated Press

Becoming a Citizen