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Supreme Court to Hear Case Determining Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Violations


Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case that will decide whether corporations are liable for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS).

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Conference Highlights Importance of Forensic Evidence to Asylum Seekers


Approximately 200 people from around the world gathered in Washington, DC on February 15-16 to participate in the “Forensic Evidence in the Fight Against Torture” conference. Participants, including PHR staff, shared experiences, challenges, emerging developments, and best practices from around the world.

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ICE Public Advocate Steps in to Right a Wrong in Detention Facility


After a PHR volunteer psychologists was told by officials at a New Jersey detention center that she would have to provide her social security number in order to gain entrance to the facility, the ICE Public Advocate responded within minutes to PHR's request for his assistance. By the end of the day PHR's psychologist was allowed entrance.

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For Mentally Ill Immigrants, Help May Be on the Way


For immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and stay in the US, appearing in Immigration Court is often the most daunting part of a complicated process that can take years to complete. While immigrants have a right to have an attorney represent them on their applications for asylum, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief, the government does not provide lawyers free of charge to those who can’t afford one.

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Register Now for PHR's Next Asylum Network Trainings


Calling all health professionals! The Asylum Program at PHR will be hosting a basic training for health professionals interested in conducting physical and psychological evaluations for survivors of human rights abuses.

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