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New Report Documents the Mental and Physical Harm Experienced by Children in Immigration Detention

BOSTON, MA – A groundbreaking investigation conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Asylum Clinic at the MGH Center for Global Health, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, and the Harvard ...
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El Paso County Sues Texas to try to Block New Migrant Arrest Law

El Paso County and two immigrant rights groups sued Texas officials on Tuesday to challenge a sweeping new law that allows state and local police to arrest migrants who cross from Mexico, setting up a legal ...
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Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Accountability

Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Accountability for ‘Gross Violations of Human Rights’ at Open-Air Detention Sites at U.S.-Mexico Border Federal Complaint Details Dangerous Conditions for Asylum Seekers Forcefully Held Outdoors Without Adequate Food, Water, or Medical Care ...
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Biden Administration open to new border expulsion law.

White House open to new border expulsion law, mandatory detention and increased deportations in talks with Congress: Washington — The Biden administration on Tuesday indicated to congressional lawmakers that it would be willing to support a ...
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The Republican Wrecking Ball Aimed at America’s Asylum System

Former President Donald J. Trump has doubled down this month on his xenophobic rhetoric about immigrants in America “poisoning the blood of our country.” If reelected, he has vowed to resurrect one of the worst American policies in our ...
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NNIRR Joint Letter Demanding Ceasefire

Immigrant Justice Advocates Stand with the Palestinian People, Demand #CeasefireNow We are organizations across the U.S with missions to advocate for immigrant and refugee justice. Collectively, our missions compel us to fight back against the cruelty ...
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NNIRR Joint Statement with Human Rights Organizations

For immediate release: September 09, 2023 Human Rights Organizations Condemn the 5th Circuit Court’s Decision to Allow Buoys to Remain in the Rio Grande River  Organizations will be hosting a press conference today, September 9th at ...
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Support the Work of NNIRR!

Dear Friends, A backlash on human and civil rights is unfolding as we head into the 2024 elections. State by state a historic burst of legislation threatens the human rights of people of color, migrants, and ...
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DHS to Conduct Enforcement Operation in El Paso, Texas

Release Date : Mon, 05/08/2023 WASHINGTON – Beginning May 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and officers – along with law enforcement partners from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – will conduct a targeted enforcement operation ...
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US, Mexico agree on tighter immigration policies at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of ...
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U.S. planning to send 1,500 more troops to southern border

The Biden administration is planning to send 1,500 more active-duty troops temporarily to the southern border to assist agents ahead of an expected influx of migrants seeking asylum, three U.S. officials said Tuesday. The move comes ...
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Opinion: As a San Diego neurosurgeon, I see the devastating toll of the raised border wall

At 2 in the morning and while I was caring for my hospitalized patients, my pager went off. The message was short: “30-year-old male. Unstable spinal fracture after border fall.” I think of all the similar ...
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