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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, A/HRC/7/12/Add.2, 5 March 2008: United States of America


8. Migrant rights issues raised in these various meetings included, but were not limited to, the following: indefinite detention; arbitrary detention; mandatory detention; deportation without due process; family separation; anti-immigrant legislation; racial profiling; linguistic, racial, ethnic, gender and sexual-orientation discrimination; State violence; wage theft; forced labour; limited access to health and education; the growing anti-immigrant climate (including the post-9/11 backlash); and significant limitations on due process and judicial oversight. Most of these issues are addressed in this report.

Link to full text of the report: Mission report-SR Human Rights of Migrants-United States-2008-eng