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"A 61-year-old Jamaican man who spent three decades working in New York is likely to die of medical neglect in a Louisiana immigration detention center unless the United Nations intervenes, says an urgent petition that his advocates plan to submit to the international organization on Friday. ...On Thursday afternoon, his advocates at the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago learned of a new development that added weight to their argument that his detention was arbitrary and unjustified..."

New York Times: Sick Detained Immigrant to Appeal to U.N. for Help (6/24/2010)

This blog post follows up on the article, "Sick Detained Immigrant to Appeal to U.N. for Help," and discusses Carlyle Dale's release after 5 years in detention.

New York Times City Room: Immigrant Fighting Deportation Is Freed From Detention (7/2/2010)