This manual is primarily for people who are in Immigration detention inMassachusetts because of a criminal conviction. The Political AsylumImmigration Representation Project, together with the Boston CollegeImmigration and Asylum Project, prepared this manual. These organizations arenot part of the government.In drafting this manual, we reviewed materials prepared for immigrationdetainees by several other organizations, including the Center for ImmigrantsRights in New York; the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project inFlorence, Arizona; Greater Boston Legal Services in Boston; the NationalImmigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild in Boston; Proyecto Libertad inHarlingen, Texas; and the Refugee Immigration Ministry in Malden. Weappreciate their excellent work. We also thank the Boston Bar Foundation,Boston College Law School, the Foley Hoag Foundation, the Gardiner HowlandShaw Foundation, the Lenny Zakim Fund, the Lutheran Immigration and RefugeeService, the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, and Presbyterian Church USA fortheir support of our detention work.
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