National Immigrant Justice Center
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Reports & Publications
(December 2011) — In 2009, the Obama administration pledged to reform the immigration detention system. However, the administration has failed to uphold its commitment and the human rights crisis confronting immigrant men, women, and children in government custody continues.
(August 2011) — Sexual violence is pervasive in America’s prisons and jails. Congress took an important step to prevent sexual abuse in prison when it passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), which set a “zero-tolerance standard” for prison rape and created guidelines to hold correctional facilities accountable for protecting inmates. But the Obama administration refuses to apply these...
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