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Watch: This Short Documentary Offers a Rare, Powerful Glimpse Into Immigration Detention

Aharrowing new documentary, “The Facility,” follows the lives of immigrants detained in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities across Georgia from March to November 2020 as they fight for their own protection from COVID-19, as well …

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Ex-special envoy: Biden’s approach to Haiti a ‘recipe for disaster’

A former special envoy in the Biden administration is warning that the president’s approach to Haiti could further destabilize the already fragile Caribbean nation. Under Biden, the U.S. has expelled more than 14,000 Haitians since September …

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A Rise in Deadly Border Patrol Chases Renews Concerns About Accountability

The increasing number of deaths adds urgency to questions about when and how agents should engage in high-speed chases as they pursue smugglers and migrants. Angie Simms had been searching for her 25-year-old son for a …

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“Essential But Excluded”: Pandemic Aid Left Out Undocumented Immigrants & Their U.S. Citizen Kids

Pandemic relief programs have helped millions of families get through the economic shocks of COVID-19, but undocumented immigrants — many of whom are essential workers — have been largely shut out of such federal aid. Those undocumented …

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Peace, justice and solidarity in the new year.

NNIRR wishes you and your loved ones a peaceful and healthy new year!   2021 proved to be an extremely challenging one, with many ups and downs for human rights amid the enduring pandemic, and much uncertainty still looms for …

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The most neglected story of 2021? Immigration.

In a year chock-full of urgent news stories, immigration got the least attention. Thousands of immigrants seeking safety in the United States keep getting expelled at the US-Mexico border, which means some of them are living in overcrowded shelters and shantytowns and makeshift …

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Short-Changing Asylum Seekers Must Stop

A Biden plan should not deprive them of a day in court. When Rosario went to the police station in southern Mexico to file a report about a criminal gang continuing to threaten her family, she …

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For International Migrants’ Day Celebrate with an Act of Solidarity & a Tweet Storm

This Saturday, December 18th, we celebrate International Migrants’ Day | El Día Internacional del Migrante. With our partners in the global human rights community, we take this day to recognize and lift up the rights of migrants around the …

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Senate parliamentarian rejects immigration reform in Democrats’ spending bill

Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has ruled against Democrats’ pitch to include immigration reform provisions in their almost $2 trillion social spending bill, in a major setback for the party in their third attempt at the effort. Senate Majority Whip Dick …

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Court rejects latest effort to end Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court vehemently rejected the Biden administration’s appeal to allow an end to the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” border management policy, taking the fight one step closer to the Supreme Court. A 5th …

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Freedom, Justice, Voice, Power. Celebrating International Human Rights Day!

Donate to NNIRR Today!   December 2021 Dear friends,  Today we honor International Human Rights Day, and take a moment to reflect on our work as we look to 2022 with continued determination and commitment. This …

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Utility giants agree to no longer share sensitive records ICE used to track the public

Legal advocates cheer the closing of a ‘dangerous’ loophole: ‘The data never should have been used in this way. A nationwide group of utility companies that provided sensitive data from millions of Americans’ cable, phone and …

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