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Human Rights Initiative Statement on DOJ Rule Rejecting Asylum Seekers Who Have Traveled Through a Third Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      May 30, 2019                                                                                                        Contact: Kali Cohn, Advocacy Director HRI, 214-273-4338.    DALLAS – On May 30, 2019, news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice is considering an interim final rule that would bar anyone who travels through a third country from seeking asylum in the United …

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These two! Sweet, loving, hardworking parents of polite, studious children – finally safe from persecution – finally able to breathe easy…Founded by social worker Serena Simmons Connelly and lawyer Elizabeth Healy, the Dallas-based Human Rights Initiative of North Texas has grown into an award-winning agency helping immigrant survivors of human …