Fact Sheet

Leading by example, honoring commitments

January 30, 2023

Summary of Recommendations for the Biden Administration to Uphold Refugee Law   

While it has taken some important steps toward ending several Trump administration…

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Leading by example, honoring commitments

January 26, 2023

Recommendations for the Biden Administration to Uphold Refugee Law at Home  

Two years since President Biden took office, his administration has taken some important…

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Biden Administration Plan to Resurrect Asylum Ban Advances Trump Agenda

January 17, 2023

Would Condemn Refugees to Return to Harm, Family Separation, and Permanent Limbo

On January 5, 2023, the Biden administration announced new policies relating to…

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Biden Administration Detains Women Seeking Safety and Separates Them From Their Families

December 1, 2022

Conversations with Women Incarcerated at ICE Berks Detention Center

In September 2021, the Biden administration signed a new contract to reopen the Berks County Residential…

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Rushed Timelines, Inadequate Access to Legal Representation Impede Meaningful Opportunity to Seek Asylum Under New Asylum Processing Rule

October 21, 2022

On May 31, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began implementing a new asylum process, pursuant to an Interim Final Rule (referred to…

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Treat People Seeking U.S. Refuge with Dignity, Not as Political Pawns

September 21, 2022

Recommendations to Congress, the Biden Administration, State and Local Governments

In recent weeks, some state governors have used the transportation of migrants and asylum seekers…

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Upholding President Biden’s Asylum Commitments

September 20, 2022

18-Month Progress Checklist Since February 2021 Executive Order

It has been more than one-and-a-half years since President Biden issued his February 2, 2021 Executive…

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Commission on Unalienable Rights: Resources

September 19, 2022

The following is a list of formal, written submissions received by the U.S. State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights from civil society organizations, human rights…

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