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Inter-America Commission on Human Rights - Right to Family Unity

Date: August 1, 2013
Document: us_inter-american_commission_human_rights_family_unity.pdf (PDF 221.6 KB)
Country: United States of America
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Children's Rights, International Advocacy, Migrant Rights
Mechanism: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Advocates' interest is in protecting the international human right to family unity, which is universally recognized across international law. As set forth more fully in The Advocates' brief, the United States’ mandatory deportation of immigrants violates this fundamental and universal human right.