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March 13, 2013

Statement for Congress: "Oversight Hearing: Immigration Enforcement"

In a statement submitted to the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Human Rights First urged Congress to facilitate a transformation of U.S. detention policy and practice via the appropriations process and any immigration legislation, by bringing U.S. practice into line with human rights standards and incorporating best practices from the criminal justice system.