ASAP in the News
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.
November 1, 2018
ASAP's Conchita Cruz explains rising concerns regarding the rights and safety of asylum-seeking families in the face of increased militarization of the Mexico-U.S. border.
The Texas Tribune
September 25, 2018
Co-founder Liz Willis explained long-standing challenges faced by asylum seekers and recent actions by the current administration that are exacerbating an already broken system.
July 31, 2018
Co-founder Liz Willis spoke to Univision at the send-off for "Grannies Respond" in New York, discussing the illegality of the administration's border policies. (Spanish Video.)
Women's Media Center
July 25, 2018
ASAP was highlighted for work providing legal assistance to formerly detained mothers, while co-founder Dorothy Tegeler called for continued public resistance.
July 11, 2018
Coverage of ASAP's new report highlighted systemic failures leading to unjust deportation orders after asylum seekers missed court hearings they were never notified of.
July 9, 2018
Co-founder Swapna Reddy was featured alongside other women working within the fields of law, advocacy, and organizing to defend the rights of immigrants.
Sprudge Media Network
July 3, 2018
ASAP was proud to receive an outpouring of support from local coffee shop owners nationwide who organized fundraisers to sustain ASAP's work.
June 26, 2018
Co-founder Dorothy Tegeler explained ASAP's founding as an organization aimed at addressing the gap in legal representation available to asylum seekers and their families.
BBC World Service Radio
June 25, 2018
Co-founder Swapna Reddy spoke about the challenges of reuniting families in the face of the administration's egregious family separation policies. Link to interview currently unavailable.