TITLE

IMMIGRANT DETENTION CENTERS IN THE UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Hamilton, Kimberly R.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;2011, Vol. 21, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the trend in the use of immigrant detention centers in the U.S. and the implications the trend holds for human rights abuses. It shows that the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement section is increasingly contracting detention services with non-federal detention facilities. It explores some of the most pressing areas in the context of potential for human rights abuses in the centers.
ACCESSION #
63231779

 

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