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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Report Published by Boyd School of Law's Immigration Clinic Receives Media Coverage

The William S. Boyd School of Law's Immigration Clinic on Tuesday published a report on the conditions of immigration detainees at the Henderson Detention Center. The report is titled "The Conditions of Immigration Detention in Nevada."

The report, its release, and the demonstration that followed at the Henderson Detention Center have been covered by several media outlets. Links to the coverage are below:

8 News NOW
GlobalPost
ImmigrationProf Blog
KNPR State of Nevada
Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Sun follow-up
News 3
The Henderson Press

Fatma Marouf, Co-Director of the Immigration Clinic and Associate Professor of Law, has been quoted in much of the coverage.

"In some cases, people didn't understand what they were signing. They were pressured to sign or rushed through signing forms. So, that type of either verbal or physical coercion in signing, to me, was one of the worst offenses," she said in the 8 News Now article.

The Immigration Clinic is part of the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic at the William S. Boyd School of Law.