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  Summary In 2017, a US Border Patrol agent kneed a woman in the lower pelvis, leaving bruises and pain days later, according to her statement to a government official screening her asylum claim. In a separate incident that year, a Border…
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Summary Camila Díaz Córdova, a 29-year-old transgender woman, tried for years to escape the violence that had characterized her life in El Salvador. She made her way to the United States in 2017 to seek asylum, but after four months in immigration…
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  Summary An agreement between the United States and Guatemala, the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement (ACA), enables the United States to rapidly expel non-Guatemalan asylum seekers to Guatemala without allowing them to lodge asylum…
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Summary The US government has deported people to face abuse and even death in El Salvador. The US is not solely responsible—Salvadoran gangs who prey on deportees and Salvadoran authorities who harm deportees or who do little or nothing…
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  Summary The Trump administration has pursued a series of policy initiatives aimed at making it harder for people fleeing their homes to seek asylum in the United States, separating families, limiting the number of people…
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Summary In January 2017, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China gave a keynote speech at the Palais des Nations of the United Nations in Geneva. Although world leaders regularly give addresses there, few other occasions…
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“You Don’t Have Rights Here” US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm Summary Methodology…
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Map of Nepal Summary We have our own values regarding the policy on refugees. [O]ur policies are guided…
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At Least Let Them Work The Denial of Work Authorization and Assistance for Asylum Seekers in the United States Summary Recommendations To the President of the United States:…
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“Tough, Fair, and Practical” A Human Rights Framework for Immigration Reform in the United States I. Introduction II. Human Rights and Legalization for Undocumented Migrants Provide Remedies for Victims…
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Costly and Unfair Flaws in US Immigration Detention Policy Summary Nonviolent Offenders Denied Bond Hearings Lawful Permanent Residents Non-Citizens Detained for Decades-Old Offenses Non-Citizens…
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  Fast-Tracked Unfairness Detention and Denial of Women Asylum Seekers in the UK I. Summary Methodology II. Recommendations III. Background The Standard Asylum Procedure …
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Jailing Refugees Arbitrary Detention of Refugees in the US Who Fail to Adjust to Permanent Resident Status I. Overview II. Recommendations III. Methodology IV. Legal Context V. The Rationale…
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Locked Up Far Away The Transfer of Immigrants to Remote Detention Centers in the United States I. Summary The Impact of Transfers on Detainees’ Rights New Data on Detainee Transfers ICE Policy …
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The Invisible Exodus: North Koreans in the People's Republic of China I. Summary and Recommendations Overview.. Recommendations on the Refugee Crisis To North Korea To China To the International Community…