Human Rights Situation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Mexico

Commissioners: Francisco Eguiguren, Esmeralda A. de Trotiño, Paulo Vannuchi, and Paulo Abrao Petitioners: Civil Society Organizations from Mexico State: Mexico Between 2011 and 2016, Mexico received over a 1000% increase in asylum applications from individuals fleeing poverty, violence, corruption, extortion,…

Policies that Prevent Asylum Access in the United States

Commissioners: Paulo Vanucchi, Margarette May Macaulay, Paulo Abrao Petitioners: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), American Immigration Council (AIC), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Human Rights First (HRF), Innovation Law Lab, Institute for Women in Migration (IMUMI), Jesuit Conference of Canada…

Crisis in the Lake Chad Basin

Reuters has described the displacement of 2.3 million in the Lake Chad Basin as “the most neglected crisis of 2016.” Simon Brooks, head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)’s delegation in Cameroon, states that the region “has suffered…