NYLPI Publishes Legal Strategies to Advance Health Justice in Immigration Detention

April 23, 2020

In this article NYLPI’s Health Justice Program shares legal strategies propelling our landmark rulings and settlements in our federal cases Charles v. Orange County and Charles v. United States, advancing the rights of people in immigration detention. …

ICE and Local Officials Pay $1.725M after “Discharging and Dumping” Immigrants With Mental Health Diagnoses

November 20, 2019

New York, NY, November 2019—After two major wins on behalf of clients with mental illness who were “discharged and dumped” from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention onto New York’s streets without plans for their ongoing mental health ne …

Appeals Court Rules Against “Discharging and Dumping” People with Mental Health Needs from Immigration Detention

May 24, 2019

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a landmark decision today in a “case of first impression” that says government officials can be held accountable on constitutional grounds for failing to provide mental health discharge planning for peopl …

The War On Immigrants: Shocking Medical Conditions In Immigration Detention

January 24, 2019

NYLPI’s Medical Providers Network was the focus of a panel discussion on immigration detention.

NYLPI Sues ICE to Challenge “Discharge and Dump” Policy Targeting New Yorkers with Mental Illness in Immigration Detention

February 2, 2018

ICE discharged a man with serious mental illnesses from immigration detention without planning for the continuity of his life-sustaining mental healthcare. 

Charles v. Orange County Press Release

July 12, 2016

  N E W S R E L E A S E For Immediate Release Contact: Stephanie Ramirez 212-784-5704 Hillary Wasserman Federal Lawsuit Challenges Unconstitutional “Discharge and Dump” Policy Targeted at New Yorkers with Mental Illness in Immigration Detention New Yor …

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