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Summary As the harmful effects of immigration detention become more widely known and the appropriateness of detaining migrants is increasingly questioned, governments are looking at alternatives to detention as more humane and rights-respecting…
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Summary In late 2014, police officers entered the home of Lim Ok Kyung, a smuggler in her forties from North Korea’s South Hwanghae province. The police were looking for, and found, home appliances smuggled from China. Lim Ok Kyung was detained at a…
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Summary The US government has deported people to face abuse and even death in El Salvador. The US is not solely responsible—Salvadoran gangs who prey on deportees and Salvadoran authorities who harm deportees or who do little or nothing…
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Summary During a protest in Turkey in 2010, two students unfurled a banner that read, “We want free education, we will get it.” For this act and participation in other non-violent political …
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Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Patricia M.’s Story Summary Key Recommendations To the…
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No Way to Live Alabama’s Immigrant Law Summary Human Rights Concerns A Climate of Fear Recommendations …
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Summary A broker said that the company is looking for women to work in Malaysia. When I asked if there is anyone who will help my daughter if she is in…
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Getting Away with Torture The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees Summary Recommendations I. Background: Official Sanction for Crimes against Detainees II.…
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  A Costly Move Far and Frequent Transfers Impede Hearings for Immigrant Detainees in the United States I. Summary II. Recommendations III.Background ICE Internal Policy on Transfers The…
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Rights on the Line Human Rights Watch Work on Abuses against Migrants in 2010 Summary Key Recommendations I. Exploitation of Migrant Workers Indonesia and Malaysia Kazakhstan Kuwait …
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“Tough, Fair, and Practical” A Human Rights Framework for Immigration Reform in the United States I. Introduction II. Human Rights and Legalization for Undocumented Migrants Provide Remedies for Victims…
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Slow Reform Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the Middle East Summary Key Recommendations to Governments of Labor-Receiving Countries To Labor Ministries and Parliaments To …
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Locked Up Far Away The Transfer of Immigrants to Remote Detention Centers in the United States I. Summary The Impact of Transfers on Detainees’ Rights New Data on Detainee Transfers ICE Policy …
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Returned to Risk Deportation of HIV-Positive Migrants Summary Introduction International Law Prohibitions on Deportation: The Principle of Non-Refoulement Additional Human Rights and Humanitarian Protections…
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No Direction Home Returns from Guantanamo to Yemen Summary Recommendations To the Government of the United States To the Government of Yemen To the League of Arab States, Member States of the European…
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Denied Status, Denied Education Children of North Korean Women in China I. Map of Northeast China © 2008 John…
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On the Margins of Profit Rights at Risk in the Global Economy Summary Background: Understanding the Different Ways Business Activity Can Infringe Human Rights Impacts: A Selection from Reporting by Human…
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Forced Apart Families Separated and Immigrants Harmed by United States Deportation Policy Acknowledgements I. Summary II. Recommendations To the President of the United States To the United States…
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Swept Under the Rug Abuses against Domestic Workers Around the World I. Introduction Best and worst government practices Key recommendations To Labor Ministries To Heads of State and Government, and…