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Immigration Policy Bad News for U.S. Regional Standing

Rafael Salazar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Rafael Salazar

Evidence of increased mass-scale deportations since the beginning of Obama's Presidency -- often in violation of immigrants' human rights -- are significantly harming U.S. regional standing in organizations such as the OAS.

Matt Sledge

U.S. Official Hides Behind Shutdown When Asked About NSA Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Summoned to an international human rights hearing on the National Security Agency's worldwide surveillance apparatus, a United States of...

When it Comes to Immigration Detention and Enforcement, Georgia Sets a Terrible Example

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

The government should also end the unnecessary and inhumane detention of immigrants and instead rely on effective alternatives to detention.

IACHR Rules That Deportation Not in the Child's Best Interest

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

IACHR found that U.S. deportation policy violates fundamental human rights because "it fails to consider evidence concerning the adverse impact of the destruction of families, the best interest of the children of deportees, and other humanitarian causes."

Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene M. Roberts

Jessica Gonzales is a domestic violence survivor. Ms. Gonzales filed suit, alleging violation of her civil rights, but after the Supreme Court rejected her claims, what options remained?