Director, Immigration Policy
Ayuong, a former refugee from Sudan who now attends dental school in the United States, shares what it means to be a refugee.
In the face of election-cycle demagoguery on immigration, the Biden-Harris administration is moving forward with a serious, multipronged strategy to address the complex root causes of migration in the region.
Experts discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act while highlighting the important intersection between immigration and disability rights.
A Conversation with The Atlantic’s Caitlin Dickerson
Improving the U.S. Asylum System for Disabled Noncitizens
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.
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.
Russia is now engaged in a war it cannot win. No matter how events play out on the battlefield, Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is a strategic disaster for Russia.
Remittances from immigrants, including TPS holders, are an organic and powerful resource that provide people living in the Central American region direct access to basic needs and even economic stability.
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
President Joe Biden’s executive actions create a framework for protecting LGBTQI people fleeing persecution, but agencies must act to implement these safeguards.
Ensuring stability in northern Syria will require international engagement that balances humanitarian concerns with the moral hazard created by Turkey’s occupation.