USA Today investigation of immigration detention facilities cites NYLPI’s groundbreaking work

December 20, 2019

An in-depth investigation by USA Today into abuses at immigration detention facilities across the country cited NYLPI’s groundbreaking work and quoted NYLPI Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg. The questionable medical conditions inside ICE facilities insp …



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 …



NYLPI Trains Lawyers Across America About Medical Rights For People in Immigration Detention

October 21, 2019

NYLPI Director of Health Justice Laura Redman is presenting tomorrow about “Championing the Rights of People with Serious Medical Needs in Immigration Detention”, for the largest provider of trainings to lawyers in the United States. The training, orga …



“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 …



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