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Las autoras Andrea Cárcamo, asesora principal de políticas, Leora Hudak, especialista en bienestar del personal y salud mental, Urmy Shukla, asesora de evaluación de programas, y Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva describen el trabajo que CVT está llevando a cabo para enfrentar el trauma secundario y enseñar la importancia de resiliencia de los proveedores de servicios legales en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México.
Alison Beckman, MSW, LICSW, senior clinician for external relations, writes about a visit to Casa Alitas in Tucson in preparation for extending new forms of care.
From CVT's Washington, DC, office, Andrea Cárcamo and Ariel Zarate, MA, LSW, write about the harmful use of the word “alien” in the U.S. immigration system.
Here is CVT's explainer of four final rules being implemented by the Trump administration in its last days in office, all of which are particularly harmful to asylum seekers.
For Human Rights Day 2020, CVT takes a look at Article 14, the right to seek asylum, and considers the rights of those trying to seek safety in the United States.
Andrea Cárcamo, CVT senior policy counsel, writes about how the U.S. use of immigration detention results in family separation, yet is often overlooked.
Dr. Adaobi Iheduru, LP, clinic manager and psychologist, CVT Georgia, writes about her work with clients and their resilience during the pandemic.
Darlene Lynch
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, and Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Georgia, detail the deadly new enemy confronted by torture survivors in ICE detention: the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.

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