Change is good: Give to the Max Day

by Mary Scott From my office at The Advocates for Human Rights, I see promising signs of change every day. I see the relief in the eyes of our successful asylum clients, who can now live in safety and freedom from persecution. In pictures, I see the smiling faces of Nepali schoolchildren who, years ago, … Continue reading Change is good: Give to the Max Day

“I have a bullet in my foot from trying to vote!”

By Michele Garnett McKenzie I’m sitting in my office, catching up with a former client. A member of the political opposition who fled Cameroon and sought asylum nearly a decade ago, she had stopped by to show me her new U.S. passport. Our talk turned to the November elections—she was so proud to finally be … Continue reading “I have a bullet in my foot from trying to vote!”