NYLPI HIRES AMBER KHAN AS DIRECTOR OF HEALTH JUSTICE

March 24, 2020

New York, NY – March 24, 2020 – New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), a leading civil rights advocacy organization for New Yorkers in need, today announced Amber Khan as its new Director of Health Justice. Khan brings almost 10 years of exp …



NYLPI’S MEDICAL PROVIDER NETWORK & ALLIES SEND OPEN LETTER TO I.C.E. ADVOCATING FOR THE RELEASE OF PEOPLE FROM IMMIGRATION DETENTION TO HELP STOP SPREAD OF COVID-19

March 19, 2020

NYLPI has documented the ongoing human rights crisis in immigration detention facilities. Individuals and families are being forced to live in deplorable conditions and receive abysmal healthcare. Due to the subpar conditions of these facilities, espec …



WNYC quotes NYLPI: ICE Detainees In Newark Allege Poor Medical Care And Mistreatment

January 28, 2020

WNYC and Gothamist cited NYLPI’s work in covering substandard medical care at Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in the New York/New Jersey area.  They also quoted NYLPI’s Kari …



Longtime New Yorker Files Civil Rights Lawsuit over Injuries Resulting from Inadequate Healthcare in ICE Detention

January 23, 2020

January 23, 2020 — Longtime New Yorker Geurys Sosa, originally from the Dominican Republic, has filed a lawsuit against Hudson County and those responsible for his medical care while he was confined to immigration detention at Hudson County Correctiona …



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 …



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