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Amnesty International USA’s Reaction to Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Asylum 

This executive action plays into false narratives about invasions at the border and advances a policy grounded in white supremacist ideas at the expense of people in search of safety in the U.S.

June 4, 2024

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Amnesty International USA’s Reaction to Biden Administration’s Border Policy Announcement 

The decision by President Biden to prosecute migrants and asylum seekers with criminal charges in U.S. Federal Court shows complete contempt and disregard for the human rights of people in search of safety.

May 31, 2024

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Global: New Technology and AI Used at Borders Increases Inequalities and Undermines Human Rights of Migrants

A new research briefing documents the ways in which technology contributes to the growing trend of human rights violations at borders.

May 21, 2024

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The Digital Border: Migration, Technology and Inequality

This Amnesty International USA briefing outlines how uses of new technology are central to a trend of violations of human rights at borders around the world.

May 21, 2024

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Tunisia: Repressive Crackdown on Civil Society Organizations Following Months of Escalating Violence Against Refugees and Migrants

The Tunisian government has launched an unprecedented repressive clampdown against migrants, refugees, and human rights defenders working to protect their rights, as well as journalists.

May 16, 2024

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CBP One Mobile Application Violates the Rights of People Seeking Asylum in the United States

Mandatory use of the CBP One app as the sole means of seeking asylum in the U.S. is a violation of international human rights and refugee law.

May 9, 2024

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CBP One – A Blessing or a Trap?

Amnesty International examined the human rights issues associated with the use of CBP One, a mobile application launched by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

May 9, 2024

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Amnesty International Challenges President Biden to Abandon Cruel Anti-Immigrant Proposals 

President Biden needs to find the political courage to rise above the growing tide of xenophobia and return to his promise to push for common-sense solutions that center safety and human rights.

February 28, 2024

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Executive Action Restricting the Right to Seek Asylum Would Lead to More Death, Suffering, and Chaos at the Border

These proposed changes by the Biden Administration would undoubtedly violate both U.S. and international human rights law.

February 22, 2024

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Amnesty International USA Reaction to Senate Deal that Guts Asylum Rights

Human rights are not bargaining chips. People have the human right to seek asylum. Senators must not trade away the human rights of immigrants and people seeking safety.

February 5, 2024

Credit: Eliana Rodgers A migrant is confronted by mass surveillance at a border crossing and is reminded of his uncertain future. Activists work to resist these systems.

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Global: Amnesty International Publishes an Introduction to Defending the Rights of Refugees and Migrants in the Digital Age

Technology developments in asylum and migration management systems becoming key human rights concern; have discriminatory impact on refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.

February 5, 2024

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Defending the Rights of Refugees and Migrants in the Digital Age

Digital technology interventions are increasingly shaping and delivering the migration management and asylum policies of states.

February 5, 2024