30 July 2018

Thematic Focus: Detention


Assessment of Government Progress in Implementing the Report on the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons (UK Government, July 2018) [text]
- See also related Free Movement blog post.

The Disgrace of Detaining Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants (The Conversation, July 2018) [text]

Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration? (Center for American Progress, July 2018) [text]
- See also related Vox article.

How Refugees in Britain Went from Living in Old Bunkers and Stately Homes to Being Detained in Cells (The Conversation, July 2018) [text]

"Immigration Detention," Chapter in Annual Report 2017–18 (HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales, July 2018) [text]
- Scroll to p. 72. See also related Free Movement blog post.

Immigration Detention in Sweden: Increasing Restrictions and Deportations, Growing Civil Society Resistance (Global Detention Project, July 2018) [text]

Immigration Detention in the UK (Migration Observatory, July 2018) [text]

Stop Arbitrary Detention of Refugees and Migrants Disembarked in Libya (MSF, July 2018) [text]

Three Days is Still Too Long to Hold Pregnant Women in Immigration Detention (The Conversation, July 2018) [text]

News & developments in the U.S.:

As Deadline for Family Unification Nears, Congress Tries to Weaken Protections for Immigrant Children (Daily Beast, July 2018) [text]
- Discusses a provision introduced by Congressional Republications into H.R. 6470, an appropriations bill, "that would eliminate the requirement that immigration detention facilities be licensed and that they meet other standards of safeguarding adults and children."

"Cleaning Toilets, Following Rules: A Migrant Child’s Days in Detention," New York Times, 14 July 2018 [text]

"Federal Judge to Appoint Independent Monitor for Detained Migrant Children," CNN, 27 July 2018 [text]

"Whistle-Blowers Say Detaining Migrant Families ‘Poses High Risk of Harm’," New York Times, 18 July 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Detention (esp. in US) (11 July 2018)

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