NIJC's Policy Work to Reform Immigration Detention

Campaigns & Backgrounders:

A Snapshot of the U.S. Immigration Detention System (Updated April 2011)

Stop Abuse of Detained LGBT Immigrants (Updated July 2011)

NIJC Backgrounder: Alternatives to Detention (February 2010)

NIJC Backgrounder: Codifying the Immigration Detention Standards (October 2009)

NIJC Recommendations for Provisions for Alternative Approaches to Detention of Women and Girls (September 2009)

 

Congressional hearings:

NIJC Testimony on the Misuse of Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention (June 2012)

NIJC Testimony Submitted for the House Judiciary Hearing on the Department of Homeland Security’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards (March 2012)

NIJC Comments Submitted to the Department of Justice regarding implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (April 2011)

NIJC Statement for Senate Judiciary Hearing on U.S. Implementation of International Human Rights Treaties (December 2009)

NIJC Statement for Senate Judiciary Hearing on U.S. Compliance with the Refugee Protocol (December 2009)

NIJC Statement for House Homeland Security Committee Meeting on Immigration Detention Reforms (December 2009)

NIJC Statement for Senate Judiciary Hearing on Mental Illness in U.S. Prisons and Jails (September 2009)

NIJC Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Medical Care in Immigration Detention (June 2008)

 

International bodies:

NIJC Briefing Paper to UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Migrants Regarding Women in Detention (April 2007)

NIJC Briefing Paper to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Migrants Regarding Right to Counsel in Detention (April 2007)