Helping Immigrants Recover Detained Money and Belongings: Best Practices

Our report Shakedown: How Deportation Robs Immigrants of Their Money and Belongings documents immigration authorities’ failure to return people’s personal property to them in the process of detaining and deporting them.

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We are committed to addressing this problem directly, through humanitarian aid. Members of the Nogales Working Group have compiled a set of best practices for this work of daily humanitarian intervention.

This version of the document is in English. A Spanish version is also available.