ASAP in the News
December 5, 2019
"The problem is the legal system, not the people trapped inside it." ASAP's Swapna Reddy, spoke about ASAP's founding, the ongoing immigration crisis, and how everyone can respond.
The Daily Beast
December 2, 2019
“It’s extremely complicated to prepare cases in this climate of changing law,” said Swapna Reddy, co-executive director of the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project.
The Washington Post
November 22, 2019
The Washington Post highlighted the role ASAP's online communities play in providing a network of support to asylum seekers at the border and beyond.
October 16, 2019
After traveling to the Dilley detention center, student volunteers encouraged the public to donate to ASAP and other organizations serving asylum-seeking families.
July 26, 2019
Reuters cited ASAP and CLINIC's 2018 report on in absentia removal orders as evidence that many asylum-seeking families miss their court dates due to government error.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
July 16, 2019
ASAP's Swapna Reddy discussed the importance of passing Congressman Panetta's legislation to protect asylum seekers from being deported without a hearing in immigration court.
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.