New York Times Publishes NYLPI Letter on Health In Immigration Detention

December 10, 2018

The New York Times published a letter on health in immigration detention this morning, written by NYLPI’s Director of Health Justice, Laura F. Redman.



NYLPI UndocuCare Project Manager Sarika Saxena calls for #Coverage4All at Press Conference Today

March 27, 2018

Immigrant New Yorkers are calling on Governor Cuomo and our legislators to take action on immigrant access to healthcare.



NYLPI report on medical neglect in immigrant detention facilities inspires Senators to demand a response from the Trump administration.

June 5, 2017

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led a letter with 11 Senate colleagues to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly demanding answers to a series of urgent questions after multiple reports of inhumane conditions in immigrant detention cen …



NYLPI’s Health in Detention Program included in Human Rights Watch report as an example of “creative medical advocacy”

May 12, 2017

NYLPI’s Health Justice Program has dealt with “the barriers” to traditional advocacy for “necessary and appropriate care,” by “turn[ing] to novel forms of advocacy … [and has]  develop[ed a sustained analysis of patterns of poor care.”  NYLPI’s progr …



NYLPI submits testimony to New York City Council Committee on Immigration

March 16, 2017

NYLPI submitted testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Immigration today, highlighting the stories of our clients and communities who are afraid to seek healthcare and other government services because of enforcement changes coming out of …



UndocuCare Team Thanks the New York City Council for their Support

August 12, 2016

HJ Staff Attorney Sarika Saxena spoke at a City Council press conference on the Immigrant Health Initiative. With the City Council’s support NYLPI has expanded our program aiming to connect uninsured, undocumented New Yorkers with serious health condit …



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