Pathways to Safety

Senate Border Bill is a Missed Opportunity and Will Harm Refugees

The closed-door formulation of the bill excluded input from elected officials and affected communities, causing it to miss much of what is needed to meaningfully improve conditions at the border, reception of asylum seekers in the United States, or protections for displaced people within the Americas. Notably, the bill does not expand processing capacity at land border ports of entry or include steps to better coordinate reception of asylum seekers moving from the U.S. border to interior cities.

Newsweek: Tigray Is Still in Crisis—The Guns Have Stopped, but Hunger Abounds

Northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region was one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in 2021 and 2022. It has since been crowded out of the headlines, but the situation remains dire. An estimated 600,000 were killed during the two years of fighting between Tigrayan, Amhara, Eritrean, Ethiopian, and other armed groups. Much of Tigray lived under siege for nearly two years, receiving almost no food, medicine, or humanitarian assistance.

CNN: Report details mass atrocities and hunger in Darfur

Mass atrocities are happening again in Sudan. The international community must step up pressure to stop them. Daniel P. Sullivan joined CNN’s Rosemary Church to discuss his latest report Bearing Witness: Atrocities and Looming Hunger in Darfur.