Issued as a public health measure, there is no statistical evidence that border expulsions under Title 42 result in a lower COVID-19 case rate in the United States.
Gregg Bloche, Mark Fallon, and Elisa Massimino explain why Ukraine will be a proving ground for the proposition that a nation victimized by an aggressor can be capable of fairly meting out justice.
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.
The U.S. government should immediately grant Temporary Protected Status to Cameroonian nationals in the United States, given the extraordinary and deteriorating conditions in the country that make a safe return impossible.
As Russia invades Ukraine, the United States and the European Union should do all they can to assist all people fleeing the country.
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
To achieve even greater gains in gender equity and equality around the world, the Gender Policy Council should leverage and expand the U.S. government’s existing women, peace, and security mandate and architecture.
The world needs a flexible, inclusive, and rights-centered paradigm to protect people who have been forcibly displaced—and the United States can help build it.
It is critical that the United States, and other countries around the world, recognize that prioritizing women and families in coronavirus responses is key to a successful long-term recovery.
The United States must provide more foreign assistance in order to fight the pandemic at home and abroad.