The Denial of Work Authorization and Assistance for Asylum Seekers in the United States
The 56-page report documents the hardships faced by asylum seekers, many of whom suffered egregious abuses in their home countries, as a consequence of being denied work authorization. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) should be amended to remove the bar to employment for asylum seekers with non-frivolous claims, the groups said.
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- At Least Let Them Work
- Stopping the Asylum Clock: Asylum Seekers in Limbo
- Consequences of the Bar on Work Authorization and Lack of Social Support
- Treatment of Asylum Seekers Compared to Other Protected Immigrant Groups in the United States
- US Treatment of Asylum Seekers Compared to Other Developed Countries