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The CVT Uganda-Gulu team is adapting care in the time of COVID-19 and caring for clients across the region.
As COVID-19 spreads around the world, people can take steps to help refugees and asylum seekers.
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, writes about the urgent need to designate Venezuela for temporary protected status.
Michelle Rodenburg
The public charge rule never should have been implemented and is dangerously irresponsible, explains Michelle Rodenburg of CVT’s D.C. office.
On a recent visit to Mexicali, Mexico, Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, observed many impacts of the "Remain in Mexico" policy on asylum seekers.
Hiba lived in Syria and was newly married when the war forced her to flee her home for the first time. Read her story of courage and strength and finding CVT Jordan and a new life.
Steven H. Miles, MD, former CVT board member, is author of an important and deeply researched book on physician complicity with torture.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the world must turn its attention to the extensive humanitarian work being done in Iraq, not only to the conflicts in the region.
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, clarifies details regarding several onerous barriers to asylum seeking.
Alison Beckman, MSW, LICSW, senior clinician for external relations, and Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, write about punitive rules proposed by the White House which will further impact asylum seeking clients.

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