ASAP in the News
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.
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.