Report Briefing: Trapped, Preyed Upon, and Punished

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 1:00 pm

Virtual - Zoom

Event Details

Trapped, Preyed Upon, and Punished: One Year of the Biden Administration Asylum Ban

Join Human Rights First for a pivotal discussion on our recently released report, “Trapped, Preyed Upon, and Punished: One Year of the Biden Administration Asylum Ban.” This briefing will explore the significant adverse impacts of the asylum ban and provide a platform for vital dialogue on the pressing need for policy reform.

Date: May 21
Time: 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT

Why This Matters:

  • Insight into Policy Impact: A critical look at the real-world effects of the Biden Administration’s asylum ban after one year.
  • Human Stories: Understand the direct consequences on individuals and families navigating the perilous paths to asylum.
  • Advocacy for Change: Empowering attendees with knowledge to advocate for humane immigration policies.

About the Report: The report combines research, firsthand accounts, and legal analysis to offer a comprehensive view of the current challenges and recommendations for policy reform.

Read the report.


  • Christina Asencio, Director of Research & Analysis for Refugee Protection
  • Robyn Barnard, Senior Director, Refugee Advocacy
  • Brenda Vargas, Refugee Advocacy Advisor

Why Attend: This briefing is ideal for anyone involved in or concerned about immigration and human rights. It will provide valuable insights into the effects of U.S. asylum policies and foster discussions on how to advocate for necessary reforms.

Register Now: Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this important conversation that aims to shape a more just and humane approach to asylum and migration policy. Register here to secure your spot and contribute to the dialogue on improving policies and practices that affect human lives daily.


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