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Join PHR's next Asylum Training: Houston on April 9


The needs of asylum seekers, refugees, and other immigrants are acute in Texas, where detention centers are numerous, but volunteer health professionals are scarce.

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Marking the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day


Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate the political, economic, and social achievements of women around the world. To recognize this historic day, PHR is highlighting the enormous challenges we face in addressing mass rape in armed conflicts.

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Immigrants in Custody Should be Protected from Sexual Assault


When reports surfaced last year that a guard at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Texas had sexually assaulted several detainees there, advocates familiar with the US’s immigration detention system were saddened, but not surprised. There has been a steady stream of news reports over the past several years of similar assaults on immigrants in custody.

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The Victims of Immigration Policy: Children of Broken Homes and a Broken System


As the rhetoric surrounding U.S. immigration policy continues to heat up, what is often forgotten is the impact our laws have on the most vulnerable, the children.

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Haitian Deportations Violate Human Rights


When human rights advocates talk about providing humanitarian protection to vulnerable immigrants, they are usually concerned with threats to the health and well-being posed by other humans, whether they are security forces, gang members, or abusive spouses.

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