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When it comes to its immigration courts, the United States needs to invest in protecting human rights.

When it comes to its immigration courts, the United States needs to invest in protecting human rights.

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Legislative proposals that seek to give the Department of Homeland Security expanded powers to indefinitely detain immigrants violate constitutional guarantees of due process and US obligations under international human rights law.

The Honorable Elton Gallegly
Chairman
House Judiciary Subcommittee on  Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Committee on the Judiciary
2309 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC  20515

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When President Obama made a renewed call for immigration reform, he rightly noted that the system is “broken.” But the inaction of Congress does not absolve the president from his responsibility to take steps within his power to fix at least some of the system’s serious problems.

When President Obama made a renewed call for immigration reform on May 10, he rightly noted that the system is "broken." The president was also right in noting that the system must ultimately be fixed through comprehensive legislative refor

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Written statement submitted by Human Rights Watch to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, for the hearing entitled “Improving Efficiency and Ensuring Justice in the Immigration Court System.”

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit a statement for today’s hearing on improving efficiency and ensuring justice in the immigration court system.

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