A federal notice announced expansions to the CAM program for parents and legal guardians from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
The United States has an opportunity to support the rights of LGBTQ+ displaced people in the Americas.
Today’s ruling from the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Ramos v. Wolf has jeopardized the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals with temporary protected status (TPS) from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Sudan.
Refugees International opposes asylum cooperative agreements that allow the United States to send asylum seekers from its southern border to third countries without adequate assessment of whether the asylum seekers would be safe there.
Refugees International is very concerned about the administration’s negotiated arrangements to return asylum seekers to danger in Mexico and Central America.
A planned Trump administration agreement with El Salvador that would force asylum seekers to seek refuge there instead of the United States will further endanger vulnerable women, men, and children.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is coming to Washington to finalize negotiations with President Trump on a “safe third country agreement” that would be an egregious violation of law and common decency.
Refugees International President Eric Schwartz comments on the tragic image of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria from El Salvador whose deaths are the inevitable result of inhumane and unconscionable policies that prevent people from seeking asylum in safety and dignity.
Refugees International joined over 70 other NGOs in releasing a statement in response to the redirection of funds from the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras as officially restated by the Department of State on June 17, 2019.
Refugees International President Eric Schwartz delivered remarks at Saint John’s Church in Washington, DC on forced migration in Central America.