Audio via @ImmPolitic: Press Briefing on Immigration Detention & @LamarSmithTC21’s #HR1932
via Brittney Nystrom:
Below are follow-up materials to a press briefing the National Immigration Forum hosted yesterday on the new indefinite detention bill being considered in the House as H.R. 1932.
Click on the arrow below to listen to a recording of the press briefing (or click here to download):
The speakers were excellent and offered terrific insights about the bill and its impact should it become law. Big thanks to Denise Gilman, Esq., Co-Director of Immigration Clinic, University of Texas Law School, Joanne Lin, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, and Annie Sovcik Advocacy Counsel, Refugee Protection Program, Human Rights First.
For a compilation of analysis and statements on the legislation, download PDF here: http://bit.ly/IndefDetention
- Organizational Sign on Letter to House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement: Indefinite Detention Violates American Values and Human Rights
- Human Rights First: New Immigration Bill Would Increase Detention of Asylum Seekers – Fact Sheet on HR 1932
- Statements to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement for the May 24, 2011 Hearing on “H.R. 1932, the Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2011” from:
- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
- Cuban American Bar Association
- National Immigrant Justice Center
- Human Rights First
- The Constitution Project
- Joint Statement of Human Rights Organizations
- Joint Statement of Law Professors