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New Immigration Legislation Would Allow for Indefinite Detention

06/03/2011

As the US immigration detention web rapidly expands, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) continues to document the existence of numerous problems within the system that harm and sometimes kill detainees.

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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.

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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.

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

05/06/2011

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

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PHR Meets With DHS to Discuss Recent Report

03/29/2011

One day after releasing our report on how a health professional’s dual loyalty can negatively impact the provision of health care in immigration detention, we secured a meeting with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to discuss our findings and recommendations.

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