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Seeking Asylum: Some Lie, but More Are Legitimate

The New York Times

In this letter to the editor, Physician for Human Rights Asylum Program Director Christy Fujio writes about the value of forensic medical evaluations in claims for asylum.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights


Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.

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Lawyers overcome county's opposition to win a neglect finding for a Mexican abuse victim

New York Law Journal

PHR Asylum Network Dr. Wilson testified in the family court hearing for Daniel, who fled from an abusive home in Mexico to the US. Daniel was granted special immigrant juvenile status in October and is now seeking permanent residency.

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Press Release

New Report Highlights Conflicts of Interest for Medical Professionals in Immigration Detention Centers


Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today released a report on the difficulty of providing quality health care to detainees in the United States immigration detention system.

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Press Release

Resuming Deportations to Haiti Violates US Commitments to Health and Human Rights


PHR today denounced the decision of The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to lift the ban on deportations to Haiti for persons with criminal convictions.

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