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July 17, 2018

What Hungary’s “Cautionary Tale” Can Offer the United States

A new report from UUSC examines how the United States is quickly following Hungary down the path to dismantle asylum. Read More →

June 18, 2018

Immigration Bill Targets Families and Asylum-Seekers

The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 would further militarize the border, continue to restrict lawful immigration, and close avenues for asylum-seekers to seek protection, while failing to end the policies that drive the separation of families. Read More →

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 →