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The Supreme Court today allowed Title 42 expulsions, which were set to end this month, to continue instead. Title 42 has been used by the federal government to expel asylum seekers without a hearing since the Trump administration instituted it in March 2020. The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, Texas Civil Rights Project, RAICES, Oxfam America, ACLU of Texas, and ACLU of the District of Columbia challenged Title 42 expulsions under both the
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) led the bicameral introduction of the Refugee Protection Act of 2022. In response to the Trump Administration’s attempts to shut the nation’s doors to refugees and asylum seekers, the Refugee Protection Act of 2022 builds upon prior iterations of the legislation introduced by Leahy and Lofgren by bolstering the
THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE: Biden admin changes have led to a historic number of court-granted asylum cases. But there's some consequences, too. Dec. 14, 2022, 10:18 AM EST By Suzanne Gamboa CROSS POSTED FROM NBC NEWS HERE The number of people granted asylum in immigration courts hit a historic high this fiscal year under the Biden administration's adjustments to the asylum process, a recent data analysis shows.
But only 7% of families whose cases were moved to the front of the l
Thousands petition to end Title 42 on THIS ASYLUM DAY.
Faith groups, activists to rally at the White House demanding - Biden restore the right to asylum WASHINGTON, DC (December 14, 2022)- Today, immigrant rights activists and faith groups delivered a petition signed by over 1600 people demanding that the Biden administration fully end Title 42 – the order that used the pandemic as an excuse to deny people the right to seek asylum in the United States. They are also calling o
AHRC celebrates the signing of The Respect for Marriage Act at the White House in the U.S.A. today. It was signed by President Joe Biden, who stood up for same-sex marriage equality in Washington DC while vice president, even before President Obama did, back in 2008. Now same-sex marriage receives Federal law recognition - to avert the consequences of the case law that granted such in 2015 (Obergefell v. Hodges) being reversed, despite the threat of SCOTUS Justice Thomas in t
By Melanie Nathan, African Human Rights Coalition, DEC 10 2022 Today, HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2022, as we attend the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate ceremony to witness the recognition of heroes as they receive their well earned medals, we are reminded of the struggle and sacrifices of all Human Rights Defenders.
There would be no human rights without those who defend - stand up- speak out - and sacrifice, at whatever risk and cost, for freedom, democracy and the inalienable right to au
Refugees International is releasing, “We Were Warned: Unlearned Lessons of Famine in the Horn of Africa,” – a report informed by travel and interviews with stakeholders in the region – that outlines the current situation, lessons from the past, and a way forward to save thousands of lives before it is too late. Almost 40 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya face an unprecedented food and nutrition emergency. This crisis is driven by five failed or below-average rain
On behalf of African Human Rights Coalition, I would like to thank the Biden administration and Cherelle Griner for all the effort that went into bringing Britney Griner home - especially from a country that criminalizes lesbians and all our LGBTQI+ community.
WELCOME HOME BRITNEY GRINER. This hard-fought fight to bring her home adds value to us as a lesbian and LGBTQI+ community. It shows our government cares about us as much as it does about all Americans which is exact