Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The International Human Rights Program (IHRP) is a co-signatory of "A Statement Against the Immigration Detention of Children" (released October 4, 2016). Forty-six of Canada’s leading medical, legal and human rights organizations signed on to the statement urging the Canadian government to urgently stop its harmful practice of detaining children for immigration purposes and separating families.The statement follows the release of the IHRP report  “‘No Life for a Child’: A Roadmap to End Immigration Detention of Children and Family Separation."