Jails No Place for U.S. Immigration Detainees, Report Says

"A report issued today by Human Rights First reveals that despite a 2009 commitment made two years ago today to overhaul the immigration detention system, the United States continues to hold the overwhelming majority of its nearly 400,000 detained asylum seekers and other civil immigration...

Kansas scholar calls for legalization

"In a new book on U.S. immigration, University of Kansas sociologist Tanya Golash-Boza proposes that legalizing immigrants currently in the United States would not only be cost-effective but also a step toward focusing on the human rights of immigrants." - KU News, Nov. 8, 2011 .

In Hostile Terrain: Amnesty International Report

"Amnesty International’s report, In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest ( English or Spanish ), examines the human rights violations associated with immigration enforcement at the border and in the interior of the United States. While...

Release of the 2011 Human Rights Report

"I’m very pleased to be joined here today by Assistant Secretary Posner to release our 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices . These reports, which the United States Government has published for nearly four decades, make clear to governments around the world: We are watching...