The United States has a proud tradition of providing safe haven to individuals fleeing persecution. A fair, effective, and humane asylum process should be a core American value. However, today’s asylum seekers face a daunting series of hurdles including detention, arbitrary deadlines, and overly broad grounds of exclusion that do not block fraud or protect against security threats. Instead, the rules prevent many fleeing religious, political, ethnic, and other forms of persecution from accessing the asylum process and gaining the protection they need.
Asylum Filing Deadline
This week as we mark World Refugee Day on June 20, we urge you to please call your Senators to…
A teenage victim of trafficking and rape from the Balkans applied for asylum thirteen months after coming to the United…
Washington, D.C. – As the full Senate prepares to debate immigration reform, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) is…
FACT SHEET: Asylum Filing Deadline (2013)»
CASE STORIES: Elimination of the Filing Deadline»