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Ninth Circuit ruling could wipe out hundreds of family-separations convictions

(July 25) WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in California substantially narrowed the government’s ability to charge people for crossing the border illegally — a case that could invalidate hundreds of prosecutions that were at the core of the Trump administration’s separations of migrant families last year. Read more >

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IACHR expresses deep concern about the situation of migrants and refugees in the United States, Mexico and Central America

(July 23, 2019) Washington DC - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern about the situation of migrants and refugees in the United States of America, Mexico and Central America, especially the recent policies and measures adopted by the States regarding migration and asylum; securitization, Read more >

AMLO’s Crumbling Promise to Migrants

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Federal judge issues preliminary injunction blocking Trump asylum restrictions at southern border

(July 24, 2019) (Breaking News) A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration’s latest move to widely restrict asylum for migrants coming to the southern border, according to court documents. Read more >

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Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Clears 1st Legal Hurdle

A federal judge on Wednesday let stand a new Trump administration rule requiring most asylum-seekers to ask for protection in another country before reaching the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

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STRANDED: Forced Migration, Illegal Barriers to Asylum and the Humanitarian Crisis in Tijuana

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In March 2019, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) International Committee sent a fact-finding delegation to Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, to investigate and illuminate the injustices and human rights violations confronting asylum-seekers and their advocates in Tijuana. Read more >

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