A Global Perspective on the Modern Perils of Seeking Asylum

May 5, 2020

Jessica Therkelsen — Director, Legal Protection

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Originally published in Human Rights, Vol. 45, №2, by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission.

In late February 2020, Turkey opened its western border to potentially allow millions…



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HIAS is the international Jewish humanitarian organization that provides vital services to refugees and asylum seekers in 16 countries.