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Don't miss our recent report about how the U.S. immigration system is revictimizing undocumented survivors of crimes!
You can check out the report, which was co-authored with SMU Law's Hunter Center, here.
Comment Opposing Proposal to Expand Collection of Biometric Information (Oct. 2020)
Flawed Design: How the U Visa is Revictimizing the People It Was Created to Help (Oct. 2020)
Comment Opposing Proposal to Use COVID-19 as Pretext to Close Borders (Aug. 2020)
Snapshot of Trump Administration’s Humanitarian Rollbacks (Oct. 2019)
What is International Human Trafficking? (Aug. 2009)
The Misguided Expansion of § 287(g) Agreements (Aug. 2010)
Comment Opposing Proposal to Limit Immigration Appeals (Sept. 2020)
Comments Opposing Evisceration of Asylum System (July 2020)
Comments Opposing Rule Barring Asylum Seekers Because of Travel (Aug. 2019)
Why Texas Should Not Implement Local Immigration Reform (Aug. 2010)
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