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The apparent brutality by Saudi employers against a Sri Lankan domestic worker highlights the severe shortcomings in labor laws and practices that foster abuse and exploitation.

(New York) – The apparent brutality by Saudi employers against a Sri Lankan domestic worker highlights the severe shortcomings in labor laws and practices that foster abuse and exploitation, Human Rights Watch said today.

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The ruling by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on August 2, 2010, that US deportation hearings violate legal residents’ rights to family unity sends a clear signal that reforms are needed in US immigration law. Human Rights Watch had filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief in the case Wayne Smith and Hugo Armendariz v. United States.

(Washington DC) – The ruling by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on August 2, 2010, that US deportation hearings violate legal residents’ rights to family unity sends a clear signal that reforms are needed in US immigration law, Human Rights Watch said today.

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A lawsuit filed on August 2, 2010, underscores the need for the federal government to provide lawyers and additional safeguards to people with mental disabilities in immigration courts

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