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Congress investigates if illegal immigrants are getting special treatment

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.

México detiene diariamente a miles de niños immigrantes indocumentados

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.

ICE's 'soft' detention strategy at new immigration facility begs the question: Why do lowest-risk detainees need to be detained at all?

The Women's Refugee Commission Etowah report is cited in this Current News article discussing a new immigration detention facility opening in Karnes County.

MIGRATION: Too many migrant children locked up

Michelle Brané is quoted in this IRIN News article discussing a campaign to end the detention of immigrant children.

Chin refugees in India need international support

The Mizzima News piece “Chin Refugees in India Need International Support” mentions the WRC.

Congressional Briefing Addresses Women's Empowerment in Times of Emergency

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.


Uganda: Govt Gets Thumbs Up for Improving Women's Health

The Women's Refugee Commission was mentioned in this allAfrica.com article discussing the 'Women Deliver 50' list.

Women Deliver 50

The Women's Refugee Commission was cited on the "Women Deliver 50" list, a compilation of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women.

Making Space for Disability in Development

The Women's Refugee Commission’s work on disabilities is cited in this blog by The Center for Global Prosperity.

Top 10 Critical Needs Facing Refugees & Persons Displaced in Emergencies

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.