U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents and a K-9 confidence dog check cars during a checkpoint hire in Falfurrias, Texas, about 80 miles from a U.S.-Mexico border, in Feb 2013.
The sovereign supervision has expelled a 10-year-old lady with intelligent palsy to her family, according to a American Civil Liberties Union.
Rosa Maria Hernandez and her relatives had been vital in Laredo, Texas — in a U.S. but accede — and a Border Patrol had taken her into control as she was ecstatic by a checkpoint on her approach to a Corpus Christie sanatorium for puncture surgery. Federal authorities hold her during a trickery for children, rather than vouchsafing her lapse to her parents. She has been in deportation proceedings.
The ACLU filed a lawsuit seeking her recover to her parents.
NPR’s John Burnett has reported that Rosa Maria was picked adult by a Border Patrol while roving in an ambulance with her cousin, who is a U.S. citizen.
“[Doctors] in Laredo sent Hernandez to Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi for puncture gallbladder surgery. Because that city is over a sovereign immigration checkpoint, her relatives asked an adult cousin — who is a U.S. citizen — to accompany her on a medical trip.
“At a checkpoint outward a South Texas city of Freer, Border Patrol agents schooled that a ill lady was not in a nation legally. They took her into custody, followed her to a hospital, and waited outward her liberation room. …
“Gabriel Acosta, partner arch unit representative in Laredo, says his agents followed a 10-year-old sovereign law for doing a UAC — an unparalleled visitor child.
” ‘By law we have to do accurately what we did,’ he pronounced in an talk in zone headquarters.”
A orator for a Department of Health and Human Services, that runs a trickery where Rosa Maria was in custody, pronounced a group could not criticism on specific cases since of remoteness concerns.