Fact Sheet

U.S. Border and Asylum Policies Harm Black Asylum Seekers

February 12, 2024

Black asylum seekers face significant discrimination and barriers within the U.S. asylum system and encounter targeted violence and mistreatment. The asylum ban and related restrictions…

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Summary Analysis of the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024

February 6, 2024

Provisions of the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024 would endanger the lives of people seeking asylum, trample on international refugee law, inflict…

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Elimination of Fear Screening Referral Safeguards in Expedited Removal

January 30, 2024

To ensure that asylum seekers are properly referred for screening interviews and not mistakenly deported through expedited removal, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is

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Mandatory Detention is Cruel, Unnecessary, and Wasteful

December 14, 2023

Among other harmful and extreme changes that would dismantle the asylum system and terrorize immigrant communities being considered by Congress, reports indicate Senators and…

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Far-Right Extremists Exploit Israel-Hamas War to Mainstream Bigotry in the U.S.

December 14, 2023

The anti-democratic far-right extremist movement in the United States is exploiting the war in Israel and Gaza to mainstream xenophobic, antisemitic, and anti-Muslim rhetoric, further…

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Capping Asylum: Illegal, Dangerous, and Counterproductive

December 11, 2023

Among other changes to asylum law being considered by Congress, reports indicate Senators are discussing numerical limitations on asylum claims. Imposing a cap on…

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