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Human rights violations: The detention of immigrant children and families By Helen Harnett Human Rights, January 2015 Since 2011, the number of individuals seeking asylum in the United States from Mexico and three Central American countries has steadily increased. After an initial burst of media activity around the arrivals, the current plight of those children is not in the spotlight.
Immigrants’ due process rights in immigration court hearings By Helen Harnett International and Immigration Law, January 2014 On February 13, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case of Smykiene v. Holder, which involved motions to reopen removal orders issued in absentia.

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