Giving our asylum clients from Burundi a voice at the United Nations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h3oclRsb1A A growing number of victims fleeing politically-based violence in Burundi have requested legal assistance from The Advocates for Human Rights in applying for asylum in the United States. The violations of civil and political rights in Burundi was the focus of an oral statement made to the United Nations Human Rights Council by The Advocates … Continue reading Giving our asylum clients from Burundi a voice at the United Nations

Supreme Court orders reargument in indefinite detention case

Last week, the Supreme Court ordered reargument in Jennings v. Rodriguez.  The case challenges whether detention for indefinite periods of time without review defies the constitution.   This year, there could be up to 500,000 people detained in federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers, jails, and private prisons. While some are detained a few weeks, others may be held for months or even years while they challenge their removal before the immigration courts and on appeal.      The initial challenge to indefinite … Continue reading Supreme Court orders reargument in indefinite detention case