For decades, conflict, poverty, the drug trade, and failed governments were the biggest creators of refugees. Now, as the Climate Crisis escalates, rising sea levels, extreme weather, and more intense natural disasters threaten to create refugees on an unimaginable scale. Today marks The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction which was created in 1989 by…Read More
The evolution of non-discrimination policies in the United States is uniquely convoluted. To enter into a dialogue about such an issue means to bring the issues of race, sexual and gender identity, religious freedom, states rights, and phrasing issues; namely, the legal nuances of what it means to “not explicitly prohibit” workplace discrimination, or the…Read More
This month, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) published Matter of M-E-V-G-, 26 I&N DEC. 227 (BIA 2014) and Matter of W-G-R-, 26 I&N DEC. 208 (BIA 2014), both of which consider the eligibility of asylum and withholding of removal protection in the United States in the context of membership in a “particular social group.” Respondents…Read More
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