Michelle Brané, who leads our Detention and Asylum program, recently testified before a House subcommittee on the need for improved standards for immigrants held in detention facilities. Her testimony is quoted in this KFoxtv.com piece.
Jessica Jones, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Detention and Asylum Program, was quoted in the Spanish language article "México detiene diariamente a miles de niños immigrantes indocumentados" which appeared in La Opinión and ABC.es publications.
The Women's Refugee Commission Etowah report is cited in this Current News article discussing a new immigration detention facility opening in Karnes County.
WRC’s work was featured and Senior Program Officer Erin Patrick quoted in this World Food Program USA article about a Congressional briefing it hosted on International Women's Day on protecting and empowering African women in emergencies.
The Women's Refugee Commission was mentioned in this allAfrica.com article discussing the 'Women Deliver 50' list.
AlertNet shares our findings on the top 10 pressing needs that must be met during the first weeks and months of an emergency to ensure the safety and well-being of refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) here.