NYLPI Files Declaration Against Months-Long ICE Detention Before First Court Appearances

December 20, 2018

The case centers on challenging months long ICE detention before an individual is able to be seen by an immigration judge.



New York Times Publishes NYLPI Letter on Health In Immigration Detention

December 10, 2018

The New York Times published a letter on health in immigration detention this morning, written by NYLPI’s Director of Health Justice, Laura F. Redman.



HJ Director participates in national webinar on improving access to healthcare in immigration detention

June 30, 2017

On June 27, 2017, Laura Redman, HJ Director, joined Human Rights Watch and CIVIC in a national webinar Fighting for Dignity: Advocacy Tools for Improving Medical Care for Immigrants in Detention.  Laura discussed how NYLPI’s work and recent report docu …



NYLPI report on medical neglect in immigrant detention facilities inspires Senators to demand a response from the Trump administration.

June 5, 2017

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led a letter with 11 Senate colleagues to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly demanding answers to a series of urgent questions after multiple reports of inhumane conditions in immigrant detention cen …



NYLPI’s Health in Detention Program included in Human Rights Watch report as an example of “creative medical advocacy”

May 12, 2017

NYLPI’s Health Justice Program has dealt with “the barriers” to traditional advocacy for “necessary and appropriate care,” by “turn[ing] to novel forms of advocacy … [and has]  develop[ed a sustained analysis of patterns of poor care.”  NYLPI’s progr …



Director of Health Justice Laura Redman Addresses Health Crisis in Immigrant Detention

February 24, 2017

NYLPI’s Director of the Health Justice Program, Laura Redman, recently published this op-ed in the New York Daily News warning of a developing human rights crisis, as the new administration’s deportation policies will increase the number of persons bei …



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