Update 12/8/22: The Biden administration has now appealed Judge Sullivan's ruling, backtracking yet again on their promises to protect asylum rights. While the outcome of the litigation is not yet clear, the administration's decision increases the odds that Title 42 will remain in effect past its currently-scheduled end date.

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May 15, 2018

A Look Back in Time and Hope for the Way Forward

I remember almost viscerally when the media began to circulate images of a young lifeless toddler in 2015. He had washed up on the shores of Turkey, face down in his red t-shirt, shorts, and shoes. Read More →

May 11, 2018

Partner Lessons for Refugee Protection Learned Along the Balkan Route

It has been more than three years since the first wave of Syrian migrants fleeing the civil war travelled across Europe searching for safety. This week, I will be traveling with fellow UUSC staff to Hungary, Serbia, and Croatia to hear from our partners about the current situation facing refugees and to share results of the work we supported with a committed group of UUSC members. Read More →

November 17, 2017

Collaborating to Serve Refugees in Challenging Times

UUSC joins attorneys, case workers, and humanitarians striving to protect refugees in an environment where doing so is highly unpopular. Read More →

June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017, Rights Reading

In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, this week’s wrap-up includes articles about how technology is helping to address the crisis, climate refugees in Somalia, and education access for refugee children. Read More →