Journal Articles Explore Fatal Consequences of Immigrant Detention Policies, Conditions

An analysis and related commentary published in Clinical Infectious Diseases today provide in-depth examination of the deplorable and dangerous conditions in U.S. immigrant detention centers where seven children have died in the last 10 months. Together, the articles underscore an urgent imperative repeatedly cited by ours, and other societies of medical professionals, to investigate and remedy violations of human rights and the most basic standards of public health, infection control and medical practice that have been demonstrated in these facilities.

Rutgers Expert Camilla Townsend Available to Discuss Immigration Issues at U.S.-Mexico Border

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 26, 2019) – Rutgers scholar Camilla Townsend is available to discuss shifting perspectives of the U.S.-Mexico border. “How we think about the border has transformed over time. In the first half of the 20th century, the…