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 …

NY Post: NYLPI Organizer Urges Mayor to Make ThriveNYC Conference More Inclusive

November 15, 2019

The New York Post quoted NYLPI Health Justice Organizer Mia Soto in its article, Just seven mayors to attend Chirlane McCray’s annual ThriveNYC conference: “Although we commend the mayor’s efforts and commitment to building a national, cities-based mov …

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 …

Politico Quotes NYLPI In Story on National Immigration Detention Suit

August 26, 2019

Politico quoted NYLPI’s director of health justice, Laura F. Redman, in a story about a national class action lawsuit against the Trump administration related to major lapses in medical and mental health care at immigration detention facilities across …

Trump’s Public Charge Rule Hurts Our Clients

August 13, 2019

The Trump Administration’s new immigration rule will force our clients and communities to choose between the people they love and the food, housing, and healthcare they need. Under the “public charge” rule, having a disability or using government progr …

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