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July 31, 2013
Syrian rebels have accused the Assad regime of perpetrating a chemical weapons attack on civilians in a village outside Damascus. This attack - which is said to have killed upwards of ...
April 30, 2013
Highlighting persecuted journalists for World Press Freedom Day. Download
March 31, 2013
Updated January 2014. How much money does U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spend to detain immigrants? ICE’s annual budget for immigration detention is about $2 billion....
March 31, 2013
In the aftermath of World War II, the United States played a leading role in building an international system for the protection  of refugees, to ensure that the nations of the world would never...
February 28, 2013
In 1996, Congress passed, and President Clinton signed into law, a provision barring an individual from asylum if he or she did not apply for protection within a year of arriving in the United...
December 31, 2012
Who are refugees? Refugees are often survivors of unimaginable atrocities. Many have had family members killed in conflict or been separated from their parents or children due to violence or...
December 31, 2012
Download Last update: October 20, 2014 Closing Guantánamo is a “national security imperative” according to the Department of Defense.  Guantánamo is a symbol of the failed war in Iraq,...
October 31, 2012
Louisiana immigration detention by the numbers. Download
September 30, 2012
Arizona immigration detention by the numbers. Download
August 31, 2012
Texas immigration detention by the numbers. Download

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