A Costly Move

Far and Frequent Transfers Impede Hearings for Immigrant Detainees in the United States

This 35-page report states that transfers separate detained immigrants, including legal permanent residents, refugees, and undocumented people, from the attorneys, witnesses, and evidence they need to defend against deportation. That can violate their right to fair treatment in court, slow down asylum or deportation proceedings, and extend their time in detention.

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ISBN: 1-56432-783-3