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Articles by Tina Vasquez

In Search of Justice: How DHS PREA Standards Don’t Necessarily Protect Immigrants From Assault

by Tina Vasquez, Rewire.News, March 13, 2019

 This is the second article in a two-part series. Read the first article in the series here.

 Trying to understand the systems in place intended to protect immigrants in federal custody from sexual abuse is like navigating a maze, and ...

In Search of Safety: An Investigation of Abuse at an Immigration Facility

by Tina Vasquez, Rewire.News, March 8, 2019

Over a ten-month period, Rewire.News partnered with Latino USA to dig into the case of one woman’s alleged sexual abuse. What we learned through a FOIA request raised questions about internal investigations at immigration facilities and the safety of thousands of detained ...