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April 05, 2004
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Detention of Asylum Seekers - A Step Forward, a Step Back DHS - ICE Issues Guidance Confirming that Asylum Seekers Who are Granted Asylum Should Generally Not be Detained; Also Announces Expansion of...
March 19, 2004
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Viktor and Oleksiy Released! Continued Action Needed in Support of Detained Asylum Seekers Take Action Now! Write Ridge to Improve Detention Policies for Asylum Seekers! On Monday...
March 02, 2004
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US Turning Back Haitians Who Flee By Boat Aristide Leaves Haiti, International Force Expected Take Action Now! Urge Bush Administration to Improve Treatment of Haitians: http://action....
January 30, 2004
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Tibetan Nun Detained in Virginia Jail Denied Parole Again New Report and People Around the Country Urge Secretary Ridge to Make Changes to Asylum Detention System Take Action Now! Urge US...
January 03, 2004
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Briefing Deadline Approaching on Leading Gender-based Asylum Case Attorney General to rule after filing of briefs Wide range of organizations support asylum for women who flee gender-based...
December 11, 2003
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Court TV Film, Inspired by Human Rights First Case, Shines a Light on U.S. Detention of Asylum Seekers Screenings around the Country in December and January Film Airs January 19, 24, 27 and Feb. 22...
November 05, 2003
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Asylum Seekers Protest Detention with Hunger-Strike: Complaints Included Length of Detention, Unfair DHS Parole Policies, and Jail-like Conditions Take Action Now! Asylum seekers at the...
October 15, 2003
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New DHS Initiatives Impact Asylum Seekers and Detention Human Rights First Releases Report on US Law and Security Take Action Now! A series of recent Department of Homeland...
July 28, 2003
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Cubans on Floating Truck Returned to Cuba by U.S. U.S. Should Change Its Interdiction Practices Take Action Now! Pictures of the 1951 Chevy pickup truck converted into a make-shift boat...
July 10, 2003
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Refugee Resettlement at Record Low Take Action Now! The U.S. has resettled only 17,439 refugees this year. If the U.S. does not dramatically improve the pace of its refugee...



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