December 20, 2018
The case centers on challenging months long ICE detention before an individual is able to be seen by an immigration judge.
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 …
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 …