PHR and the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture filed an amicus brief allowing a class action lawsuit to proceed to challenge health conditions in an ICE detention facility.
Frank Donaghue's letter to NY Times in response to the Times' exposé about the inadequate and defunct health care system in asylum and immigration detention centers.
The US Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recently ended a long-standing policy allowing asylum in the United States for women and girls subjected to the ritual of female genital cutting (FGC).
PHR condemns US policy encouraging forced sedation of immigration detainees with powerful psychotropic medication — solely to facilitate deportation...
PHR Advisor Dr. Allen Keller Testifies Before House Immigration Subcommittee about Harmful Detention Conditions
PHR advisor Dr. Allen Keller, Director of the Bellevue/NYU Center for Survivors of Torture, testified on behalf of PHR and the Center, warning that inadequate health care and harmful detention conditions - documented in PHR's 2003 report "From Persecution to Prison" — appear to have worsened over the past four years.