New report from Human Rights Watch details border screening and returns to Central America
Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) applauds the Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders, which were presented yesterday by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in the framework of the 69th General Assembly.
Las personas migrantes en zonas fronterizas: el CELS en la ONU
New policy sees children being detained
The Bahamas announces new immigration policy crackdown on irregular migration. All undocumented foreign nationals will be detained and deported.
United against Raids and Detention
Niños migrantes de Ecuador: el peligroso viaje tras sus padres
Amnistía Internacional acusa a RD de violar históricamente derechos humanos de minorías
Rights groups condemn Bahamas, Dominican Republic immigration policies
Mexico deporta a haitiana de 16 años sin respetar el interés superior de la niñez tras haber estado meses en la estación migratoria de las Agujas.
Motin en centro de detención en Tapachula, México reflejo de una politica de control que no garantiza drenches humanos fundamentals
Testimony of a young boy detained in Panama / Un mundo sin Corazón, los Estados de hojalata
Editorial on Alternatives to Detention in the US.
New ACLU fact sheet on alternatives to detention: Alternatives to Immigration Detention – less costly and more humane than federal lock up.
Latest numbers show record-breaking deportations in 2013
The vast majority of migrants show up to their deportation hearings, U.S. agency says
Democracy now analyses the plight of migrant women and children who allege harsh conditions, sexual assault at for-profit texas immigration jail.
Protesters demand closure of Karnes residential facility which is a site of family detention.
New report from the Detention Watch Network on Artesia family detention center
The Human Rights Institute together with the Immigrants’ Bill of Rights Initiative of the Georgetown University Law Center issued an amicus brief to support the regional thematic hearing on immigration detention and alternatives. Read the brief here.
The Lutheran Immigration Refugee Service and the Women’s Refugee Commission released a new report “Family Values Locked Up, Again”
Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America, Context, Causes, and Responses
Obama’s Immigration Plan Includes End to “Secure Communities”
An LIRS Guide for Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Migrants released from Detention