“Most individuals I’ve spoken to tell me that they’re treated like animals.”

July 30, 2019

Dozens of New Yorkers attended a panel discussion at All Access, our pop-up social justice museum, focused on healthcare in immigration detention, today. You can watch video of the event on our Facebook page. NYLPI’s health justice attorney Yleana Roma …



NYLPI Advocacy Instrumental In Release Of Sick Bronx Man from ICE custody

July 23, 2019

We’re delighted to report that a sick Bronx dad whose family feared he would die in ICE custody was released on Tuesday, following the granting of a humanitarian parole request, at least partially in response to a medical consultation put together by NYLPI’s Medical Providers Network. 



NYLPI Joins with Doctors To Call For End To Immigration Detention

July 16, 2019

Doctors from NYLPI’s Medical Provider Network members including Chanelle Diaz, Wendy Alfaro and Andrea Jakubowski, joined other New York doctors, nurses, and health professionals at the Lights for Liberty NYC Vigil in Foley Square this past weekend. Ou …



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.



American Medical Association Spotlights NYLPI’s Medical Providers’ Network

January 18, 2019

Our groundbreaking work to provide better medical care to people in immigration network has drawn the AMA’s attention.



“The Real Crisis At Hand” — Bronx-Based Doctor Responds To President On Immigration

January 10, 2019

Chanelle Diaz, MD, was featured by medical journalism site Stat, this morning, responding to President Trump.



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