#Asylum

  • Article: 138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    138 Asylum Seekers Died After Being Deported by the US

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 6, 2020

    There were about 3.5 million asylum seekers globally by the end of 2018. Read more

  • Article: 4 Big Obstacles to the Global Goals, According to the Man Who Helped Build Them

    4 Big Obstacles to the Global Goals, According to the Man Who Helped Build Them

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    “The political will to implement the SDGs is still there.” Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Breaks US and International Law, Experts Say

    Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule Breaks US and International Law, Experts Say

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|July 16, 2019

    "President Trump is trying to end asylum, full stop." Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Slashes Refugee Cap to Lowest Level Ever

    Trump Administration Slashes Refugee Cap to Lowest Level Ever

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 18, 2018

    The move continues a years-long effort to dismantle the US’ refugee program. Read more

  • Article: Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children

    Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “The clock is ticking.” Read more

  • Article: US Elected Officials Call for More Refugees

    US Elected Officials Call for More Refugees

    From Voice of America|Aug. 16, 2018

    “The significant decline in refugee arrivals this year has had a negative impact on communities.” Read more

  • Feature: This Trans Activist Fled Death Threats. Now She Wants to Overhaul Global Law.

    This Trans Activist Fled Death Threats. Now She Wants to Overhaul Global Law.

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    "The law itself has to change worldwide to protect everybody." Read more

  • Article: Trump White House Wants to Cut Refugee Number to Another Historic Low

    Trump White House Wants to Cut Refugee Number to Another Historic Low

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 2, 2018

    The Trump administration has been trying to cut refugee aid as much as possible. Read more