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Friday, May 17, 2019
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Atlanta, writes about action to oppose the deeply harmful practice of automatically shackling children in juvenile court.
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Read direct quotes from some of the torture survivor clients Justine Chepngetich. physiotherapist (physical therapist), worked with at CVT Kakuma this past year.
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Thursday, May 9, 2019
Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, senior policy counsel, pushes back against the Trump White House’s move to use CBP officers in the role of asylum officers.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
CVT's Miriam Hauser on social work at CVT!
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
A Q&A on the CIA's post-9/11 rendition and torture program, and why it still matters
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Posted in Human Rights, Refugees
Read highlights from field staff in Kenya's Turkana region.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Francis Lokong, monitoring & evaluation officer, CVT Uganda, writes about witnessing clients’ improvements in his research work.
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Monday, April 8, 2019
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the U.S. must keep the critical USCIS offices open.
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The unfathomable pain of being separated from loved ones is widely felt among asylum seekers worldwide. Sometimes the separation occurs as soon as a survivor escapes, leaving everything and everyone behind. Others are torn apart from family members by the very governments whose protection they seek. Because the majority of CVT’s U.S. clients are asylum seekers, separation and the trauma that results are all too familiar experiences. Flashbacks from fleeing home to survive are not uncommon. Neither is the constant confusion of navigating the U.S. immigration system.
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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Noor Zada, MENA initiative manager for CVT's New Tactics in Human Rights program, writes about balancing life as a human rights activist and mother.
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