The Adovcates for Human Rights helps people who have suffered human rights violations in U.S. immigration detention bring complaints to the United Nations.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention investigates instances of arbitary detention and encourages governments to stop abuses. The UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants also reviews allegations of human rights abuses against immigrants, including abuses while in detention.
If one or more of the following abuse has happened to you or a family member, you can file a complaint:
File a Complaint
Call The Advocates for Human Rights' client intake line at 612-341-9845. Someone will contact you to complete the questionnaire.
Once the Working Group receives the information provided in your complaint, it will decide on one of the following:
If the Working Group determines an arbitrary detention of liberty has occurred, it will begin communicating with the United States government and provide recommendations regarding your detention and encourage the government to improve or correct your situation.
The Advocates for Human Rights
330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Main Phone: 612-341-3302
Immigrant Client Line: 612-341-9845
Media Inquiries: 612-746-4669 or Email