Mental Health and Immigration - Studies and Reports

  1. Helen Eisner, Disabled, Defenseless, And Still Deportable: Why Deportation Without Representation Undermines Due Process Rights of Mentally Disabled Immigrants, 14 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 511 (Dec. 2011).

  2. Human Rights Watch, Deportation by Default: Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings and Indefinite Detention in the US Immigration System (2010), available at

  3. Legal Action Center, Practice Advisory: Representing Clients With Mental Competency Issues  Under Matter of M-A-M (Nov. 30, 2011), available at

  4. Travis Packer, Non-Citizens with Mental Disabilities: The Need for Better Care in Detention and in Court, Immigration Policy Center of American Immigration Council (Nov. 2010), available at

  5. Various organizations, Letter to William Holder Regarding Mentally Disabled Respondents (July 24, 2009), available at

  6. Texas Appleseed, Justice for Immigration's Hidden Population (March 2010), available at