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Demand HHS Take Action to Reunite Families Now

07/13/2018

The clock is ticking on the court-appointed deadline to reunite asylum-seeking children who have been cruelly separated from their parents at the U.S. border. As health professionals and supporters of human rights, we must demand action now.

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Detention Facilities Display Dangerous Trend of Delayed and Inadequate Care

06/20/2018

For a doctor, there is nothing harder than seeing a patient with a treatable condition not receiving basic care. I recently met a woman in U.S. immigration detention. She said that although she had notified the corrections staff that she suffered from chronic hypertension, it took four days for her to be given her blood pressure medication. By then she was experiencing stabbing pains in her chest.

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Mexico Urges U.S. to Facilitate Asylum Claims for Victims of Violence

01/22/2014

Earlier this month, Mexico’s congress passed a resolution encouraging U.S. authorities to grant asylum to Mexican citizens fleeing the savage violence that has plagued the country over the last several years.

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