PHR Report Details Violence, Persecution Experienced By U.S. Asylum Seekers In Mexico, Central America

Physicians for Human Rights: The Scars Match the Stories: Asylum Seekers’ Medical Evaluations Corroborate Violence and Persecution
A new report from Physicians for Human Rights details the findings from an investigation examining the violence and persecution experienced by U.S. asylum seekers in Mexico and Central America. According to a press release accompanying the report, “PHR’s report makes a number of detailed policy recommendations to the U.S. government, U.S. Congress, United Nations member states, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and the governments of El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua” (Nelson/Habbach, 10/9).