ASAP in the News
Rep. Panetta Press Release
July 12, 2019
ASAP assisted Congressman Jimmy Panetta in his efforts to introduce legislation to stop the removal of asylum seekers based on in absentia deportation orders.
ASAP Press Release
July 11, 2019
Today ASAP joined three other legal service providers in suing the government to stop the deportations of thousands of asylum seekers in danger of being arrested in raids.
June 25, 2019
Amid public outrage over the conditions in detention facilities, Daily Kos encouraged its readers to give to ASAP and other organizations serving asylum-seeking families.
June 21, 2019
ASAP was highlighted as an organization working to defend the rights of children at the border, in the wake of reports on the unsafe conditions in detention facilities.
June 20, 2019
On World Refugee Day, Microsoft highlighted its partnership with ASAP, and its efforts to design AI platforms to help ASAP track clients' court dates.
June 18, 2019
Colorlines reported on ASAP client Suny Rodriguez's lawsuit against ICE and CBP, and how her victory lays the groundwork for other families to sue for monetary damages.
June 18, 2019
The ABA Journal reported on the settlement ASAP client Suny Rodriguez and her son obtained as a result of their lawsuit against ICE and CBP for abuses suffered at the border.
The New Yorker
June 17, 2019
ASAP's client, Suny Rodríguez, was profiled by The New Yorker's Sarah Stillman about her fight to hold the government accountable for abuses against her and her son at the border.
New York Times
June 16, 2019
The New York Times reported on the horrors ASAP clients Vasile and Florentina Mutu endured after they were separated from their four-month-old son at the U.S. border.
May 24, 2019
ASAP’s Conchita Cruz explained why ICE’s plan to do DNA testing at the border may set a dangerous precedent and cause greater harm to children and families seeking asylum.
ABC News Live
May 8, 2019
ASAP’s Conchita Cruz discussed why so many Central American asylum seekers have been forced to flee their homes and ask for safe haven at the Mexico-U.S. border.
The Marshall Project
March 20, 2019
ASAP's Swapna Reddy spoke to The Marshall Project about the challenges asylum seekers face due to inadequate interpretation in immigration court.