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Immigrant Hunger Strike

U.S. Can’t Force-Feed Hunger-Striking Immigrant Detainee Yet

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

Immigration authorities tried unsuccessfully on Tuesday to get permission to force-feed a man on a 3-week hunger strike at the Stewart Detention Cente...

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Some Hunger-Striking Mothers Were Put In Isolation At Karnes Immigrant Detention Center, Lawyers Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 04.02.2015 | Latino Voices

Authorities at Karnes Detention Center in Texas have responded to a hunger strike launched by a group of 78 mothers this week by placing some women in...

Immigrants Get Access To Organ Transplants

In These Times | Posted 08.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Fourteen immigrants in critical need of organ transplants won a majory victory this week, though larger disparities in access to the lifesaving proced...