ASAP in the News
National Catholic Reporter
December 15, 2017
NCR featured ASAP and CLINIC's partnership to reopen the cases of asylum seekers who received deportation orders after missing court dates.
October 24, 2017
ASAP's board and co-founders were featured for their work challenging anti-immigrant policies in the United States, along with other lawyers across the country.
October 23, 2017
Board Member Michelle Mendez and co-founder Swapna Reddy rebutted Attorney General Jeff Sessions' false and damaging claims about asylum seekers.
New York Times
May 5, 2017
Co-director Swapna Reddy discussed the unlawful deportation of a Honduran mother and child who came to the U.S. fleeing danger abroad.
March 9, 2017
Co-directors Conchita Cruz and Swapna Reddy published an op-ed discussing the challenges faced by asylum-seeking families in the United States.
February 27, 2017
Co-founder Liz Willis discussed ASAP's new Yale clinic: "the mothers we work with are exceptionally strong... and the goal is to provide them with exceptional representation."
January 30, 2017
Yale profiled the development of ASAP and the International Refugee Assistance Project, both founded by law students to assist vulnerable families in hard-to-reach areas.
WHQR, NPR Affiliate
January 17, 2017
Co-founder Liz Willis discussed ASAP's efforts to bring legal services to rural areas across the United States.
December 9, 2016
ASAP's Co-director Swapna Reddy discussed the unexpected consequences of illegal reentry enforcement for asylum seekers in the United States.
September 20, 2016
ASAP client Suny Rodriguez discussed the U.S. government’s inhumane treatment of her and her son during their time in border detention centers. (Spanish-language source.)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
August 19, 2016
A reporter covered of a first-of-its-kind federal lawsuit filed by ASAP on behalf of Suny Rodriguez—a Honduran mother and activist—and her 9-year-old son.
June 29, 2016
Yale Law School covered ASAP's progress during its first year, highlighting the law school community's involvement.