Immigration Newsletter

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Immigration Detention System Lapses Detailed - NYTimes.com

Immigration Detention System Lapses Detailed - NYTimes.com
immigration detention protest

Growing numbers of noncitizens, including legal immigrants, are held unnecessarily and transferred heedlessly in an expensive immigration detention system that denies many of them basic fairness, a bipartisan study group and a human rights organization concluded in reports released jointly on Wednesday.

RAD~This is not news to immigration attorneys or the families of immigrants - but thanks Nina Bernstein, the Constitution Project, and Human Rights Watch for putting this system, and its flaws, in the public eye.