Report highlights key human rights concerns for detained migrants in U.S.

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sketch by detained migrant (Eloy Detention Center)sketch by detained migrant (Eloy Detention Center)The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Mr. Francois Crepeau, chose to focus on the issue of detained migrants for his first thematic report to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

The report will be presented at the 20th session of the Human Rights Council in June 2012 (Geneva).

In response to his solicitation for input and contributions from civil society groups from around the world, NNIRR with the Advocates for Human Rights and Rights Working Group, submitted a report highlighting key human rights concerns for immigrants detained in the U.S. 

  • To read the report on detention submitted by NNIRR, Advocates for Human Rights, and Rights Working Group, click here.
  • To learn more about the role of the Special Rapporteur, click here.
  • Check out a comprehensive list of reports on enforcement and detention compiled by NNIRR and RWG.

NNIRR will continue to monitor the activities of the SR and lift up the concerns and issues from local communities to these international bodies. Check back soon for updates!

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