Dr. Stephanie J. Silverman is a global expert on immigration detention, a partner at the human rights consultancy Thinking Forward, and the Canada country adviser for the International Detention Coalition.


Can we end migrant detention?

In Canada, thousands of migrants are detained at any time, with up to one third of detainees in maximum and medium-security prisons despite most never having been charged with a crime. The recent Canada v. …

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Immigration detention and newcomer communities

According to the Canada Border Services Agency, about 7,000 men, women and children are detained through the immigration detention system every year. Stephanie J. Silverman joined the podcast to discuss how the system traumatizes newcomer …

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