Skip to Main Content
Printer Friendly Home > Blog

Blog

Limited Rights of Immigrant Detainees Must Be Protected

05/24/2011

The majority of immigrants detained by the Department of Homeland Security are not permitted to challenge the legality of their detention.

Learn More »

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

05/19/2011

The daughter of Pedro Tavarez, a 49-year-old immigrant detainee who died while in custody of the Suffolk County House of Correction, filed a federal lawsuit against officials for their role in his death.

Learn More »

"Refugee" Status Should Protect Victims of Gang Violence

05/11/2011

As the 60th Anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees approaches, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has affirmed its commitment to better address protection gaps created by modern forms of forced displacement.

Learn More »

Join PHR for a Public Forum: "When the State Makes Demands"

05/06/2011

Boston Area Readers: PHR Invites You to a Public Forum.

Learn More »

Finally, Some Clarity for Gender-Based Asylum Claims

05/05/2011

Advocates cheered in 1996 when a landmark case, In re Kasinga, recognized that female genital mutilation (FGM) could be a basis for asylum. Ms. Kasinga was granted protection based on her membership in the social group of young women in her tribe who oppose FGM and have not yet been subjected to it.

Learn More »

Items 76 - 80 of 115  Previous11121314151617181920Next

PHR Blogs