Immigration Law

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'You Don't Have Rights Here' - Central Americans Being Returned to Danger: HRW Report
Posted on 16 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The US government’s rapid-fire screening of unauthorized migrants at the border is sending Central Americans back to the risk of serious harm, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 44-page report, “‘You Don’t... Read More

Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention: Report
Posted on 8 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

HRW, May 8, 2017 - "This report examines serious lapses in health care that have led to severe suffering and at times the preventable or premature death of individuals held in immigration detention facilities in the United States. The lapses occur... Read More

For Undocumented Women, Farm Work Rife With Harassment
Posted on 19 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Hundreds of thousands of women and girls working on the nation’s farms and in packing houses face the threat of sexual violence and harassment, according to a report released on Wednesday by Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch recently... Read More

Thousands of Immigrant Parents Detained - HRW Report
Posted on 15 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Human Rights Watch, May 15, 2017 - "New data analysis reveals that more than 10,000 parents of US citizen children are most likely detained every year in California by immigration authorities, Human Rights Watch said today. In light of new Trump... Read More

A Price Too High: US Families Torn Apart by Deportations for Drug Offenses
Posted on 16 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This 93-page report documents how the US regularly places legal residents and other immigrants with strong ties to US families into deportation proceedings for drug offenses. Often, those offenses are decades old or so minor they resulted in little... Read More

Judge: Border Prosecutions 'Destroy Families Every Day'
Posted on 24 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The skyrocketing criminal prosecutions of migrants for illegally entering or reentering the United States carry huge human and financial costs, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Imprisoning migrants with minor or no criminal records... Read More