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Articles Tagged: National Immigrant Justice Center

IMPROPER PROCEDURES IN US IMMIGRATION DETAINMENT FACILITIES

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  By: John Nicholas Mandalakas* A recent report, titled “Invisible in Isolation,” documents the growth of immigration detention facilities and investigates the nature and procedure of the confinement therein.  Facilities used for detaining immigrants in theUnited Statesare equivalent to facilities in which convicted criminals are housed. Many county jails and traditional detention centers are used […]

Obama Administration Refuses to Allow Court Review of Asylum Seekers’ Detention

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Reprint from Heartland Alliance March 22, 2012 The Department of Justice has refused to issue regulations that would allow immigration judges to decide whether to detain asylum seekers who are determined to have viable cases and pose no threat to society. The administration released its decision in response to a petition for rulemaking submitted by […]