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United States - Human Rights Council - Migrant Detention - September 2014

Date: September 1, 2014
Document: United States - Human Rights Council - Migrant Detention - September 2014
Country: United States of America
Type: Intl Mechanism Submission
Issues: Detention , International Advocacy , Legal Representation , Migrant Rights
Mechanism: Universal Periodic Review
Report Type: Stakeholder Report

The United States must take several measures to bring its detention of migrants into compliance with its human rights obligations, including repealing mandatory detention laws, providing counsel to all detained migrants, and ending the mandate to fill detention center beds. Collaborator: Detention Watch Network.