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Giving Refuge: Reflections on Working with Asylum Seekers

11/15/2010

In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.

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Post-Election, Progress on Protecting Refugees is Still Possible

11/08/2010

The common ground and purposes that bound together the two houses of Congress and the Presidency may have narrowed since last Tuesday, but progress on immigration policy is still possible.

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Still Not Out Of "El Pozo": Immigrants With Mental Disabilities Face Continuing Threats to Their Health and Human Rights

10/15/2010

Confinement in detention is among the most painful indignities that a mentally ill immigrant can suffer.

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One Year Of Immigration Detention Reform Is Just The Beginning

10/06/2010

Today, October 6, marks the one-year anniversary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) announcement that it would undertake major reforms of the immigration detention system.

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Rules In Favor of Immigrants' Family Life Rights

08/08/2010

In the past 10 years, more than 100,000 US children---all of them full-fledged citizens---have suffered the destabilizing effects of losing one or both parents to deportation. According to the American Psychological Association, children who lose a caretaker face notably heightened risk of psychological distress, developmental delay and poor physical health.

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