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Neither Safety nor Health: How Title 42 Expulsions Harm Health and Violate Rights

  • Organization: Physicians for Human Rights
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
  • Attachment(s): LINK

In May 2021, a Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) research team conducted interviews in Tijuana and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico with 28 asylum seekers who had been expelled under the Title 42 order, and with six health care workers providing services to migrants. The investigation exposed wrongful expulsions, physical and verbal abuse by government border officials during the expulsion process, and the trauma and health harms caused by this policy.

Topics:
  • Border Issues
  • Other Immigration
  • Enforcement