AILA Public Statements, Advocacy & Media
CRCL Complaint on CBP’s Systemic Denial of Entry to Asylum Seekers
AILA and partner organizations filed a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and the DHS Office of Inspector General for individuals denied entry at ports of entry along the border despite having asserted a fear of returning to their countries or an intention to seek asylum.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17011801.
- Congressional Letter to Secretary Kelly Regarding the Treatment of Asylum Seekers at the Border
- Sign-On Letter to IACHR Requesting Hearing on Access to Asylum in the U.S.
- AILA Press Release: Complaint Filed as Customs and Border Protection Turns Away Asylum Seekers
- Washington Post: U.S. border officials are illegally turning away asylum seekers, critics say