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June 17, 2003
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Refugees Seeking Asylum Suffer Behind Bars: Groundbreaking Medical Study Documents Harm Suffered by Detained Asylum Seekers Take Action! Human Rights First joins Physicians for Human...
May 15, 2003
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Operation Liberty Shield Quietly Terminated Future of Detained Asylum Seekers Still Unclear "Operation Liberty Shield," including its provision regarding the detention of asylum...
May 07, 2003
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Update: Refugee Women Still at Risk Urge Secretary Ridge and Attorney General Ashcroft to Refrain from Limiting Asylum for Women who Fear Gender-related Persecution; Urge Ashcroft to Rule in Favor...
April 28, 2003
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Attorney General Ashcroft Calls for Blanket Detentions of Haitian Asylum Seekers New Precedent Decision Portrays Haitians as Risks to National Security Take Action on this Issue Now! The Attorney...
March 19, 2003
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Department of Homeland Security Targets Asylum Seekers for Detention First Major Asylum Initiative by DHS; Nationals of Iraq and Other Countries Will Likely be Detained for the...
February 20, 2003
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Refugee Women at Risk: Proposed Justice Department Regulations would Eliminate Gender-Based Violence as a Basis for Obtaining Asylum in the U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is reportedly...
November 08, 2002
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Haitian Asylum Seekers Selectively Targeted by US Detention and Interdiction Policies U.S. Government Must Change Discriminatory Policies On October 29, 2002 more than 200 Haitian men, women and...
August 01, 2002
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U.S. - Canada Agreement Would Require Asylum-Seekers to Apply Where They Arrive First - Causing Further Hardship Canada and the United States have recently circulated a draft...
February 20, 2002
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Refugee Resettlement Slowly Resumes At House Hearings, Professor Argues Asylum-Seekers Need Not be Detained Two Months After Program Resumes, Refugees Are Only...
January 15, 2002
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New Human Rights First Report Outlines Barriers Facing Refugee Women who Seek Asylum in the U.S. Difficulties Facing These Women and Other Refugees Will Likely Increase as Immigration...



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