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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.
On a recent visit to Mexicali, Mexico, Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, observed many impacts of the "Remain in Mexico" policy on asylum seekers.
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, clarifies details regarding several onerous barriers to asylum seeking.
CVT, artists and organizations advocate for a more responsible and compassionate response for those fleeing persecution.

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