For more than a year, the U.S. government has misused public health authority to expel and block families, adults, and children seeking refuge at the southern border.
Report | April 20, 2021
Failure to Protect: Biden Administration Continues Illegal Trump Policy to Block and Expel Asylum Seekers to Danger
Report | April 09, 2021
Protection Postponed: Asylum Office Backlogs Cause Suffering, Separate Families, and Undermine Integration
The Biden Administration has inherited a large and growing backlog of asylum claims.
Testimony | September 26, 2019
Testimony of Blanche Engochan before the Congressional Hearing on “the Expansion and Troubling Use of ICE Detention”
I didn’t want to leave Cameroon. It was my home. And it was home to the people I loved. Like all refugees, I was forced to leave. I decided to come to the United States. It was the obvious choice...
Report | September 19, 2019
Download Report Hong Kong’s Fight for the Rule of Law Introduction Human rights lawyers and other civil society leaders in Hong Kong are urging members of Congress to pass the Hong Kong...
Letter | September 17, 2019
Coalition Letter Opposing Nomination of Marshall Billingslea to Department of State's Senior Human Rights Position
Download September 17, 2019 Dear Senators: We are a group of non-governmental organizations that advocate for human rights, civil rights, and government accountability. We are writing to...
Factsheet | September 17, 2019
Trump Administration Delivers Asylum Seekers to Grave Danger in Mexico: 200+ Publicly Reported Cases of Rape, Kidnapping, and Assault Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Trump Administration Delivers Asylum Seekers to Grave Danger in Mexico: 200+ Publicly Reported Cases of Rape, Kidnapping, and Assault Just the Tip of the Iceberg Since January 2019, the Trump...
Report | September 13, 2019
Trump Administration’s Third-Country Transit Bar is An Asylum Ban that Will Return Refugees to Danger
The Trump Administration’s third-country transit asylum bar, issued as an interim final rule on July 16, 2019, effectively bans asylum for the vast majority of refugees seeking protection at the U.S...
| September 10, 2019
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Download Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members: We, the undersigned, are a diverse group of organizations with a range of missions and perspectives from across the ideological spectrum. As you work...
| August 28, 2019
Case Summary: CAIR Coalition v. Trump Download The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented assault against asylum seekers. In its latest move, it issued a sweeping asylum ban,...
Letter | August 26, 2019
Complaint to the Office of the Inspector General Concerning Rape, Kidnapping, Assault, and Other Attacks on Asylum Seekers and Migrants Returned to Mexico
Download Complaint August 26, 2019 VIA ELECTRONIC AND CERTIFIED MAIL TO: Joseph Cuffari, Inspector General U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cameron Quinn, Officer for Civil...