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Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Immigration About Detainee Medical Care

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 08060432 (posted Jun. 4, 2008)"

On 6/4/08 the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law of the House Committee on the Judiciary held a "Hearing on: Problems with Immigration Detainee Medical Care." Testimony from the hearing is available below:

Panel I:

Julie Myers
Assistant Secretary
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Philip Farabaugh
Acting Director
Division of Immigration Health Services
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Richard M. Stana
Director
Homeland Security and Justice Issues
Government and Accountability Office

Panel II:

Gloria Armendariz
Wife of Isaias Vasquez, former detainee

Zena T. Asfaw
Former Detainee


Ann Schofield Baker
Partner at McKool Smith and attorney for Amina Bookey Mudey, former detainee

Rev. E. Roy Riley
Bishop of the New Jersey Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Homer Venters, MD
Attending Physician & Public Health Fellow
Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture

Mary Meg McCarthy
Director
National Immigrant Justice Center

Edward Harrison
President
National Commission on Correctional Health Care

Isaac Reyes
Washington Representative
U.S./Mexico Border Counties Coalition