ASAP in the News
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.
February 8, 2016
ASAP co-founder Swapna Reddy discussed immigration raids and the mobilization of law student volunteers.
October 28, 2015
ASAP client Alba Cruz Montano described fleeing persecution in El Salvador, fighting her deportation while in detention, and her life in the U.S. She won her case with ASAP's help.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
ASAP clients Alba Cruz Montano and her daughter were heavily featured in the UNHCR’s recent report on the Central American refugee crisis, including on its front cover.
August 24, 2015
ASAP’s co-founders were commended for their work representing detained families in asylum hearings.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A reporter covered one of ASAP's early trials. After granting the case, the judge told ASAP's client: "For your young age, you have gone through a lot...."
AILA Leadership Blog
July 9, 2015
ASAP co-director Conchita Cruz detailed the international volunteer effort that led to one family’s release.
July 9, 2015
After traveling to South Texas, Yale Law School students have continued to represent women and children who are seeking asylum in the nation’s largest immigration detention facility.
Los Angeles Times
June 25, 2015
ASAP's client described the significant abuse she experienced in El Salvador, her fear of return, and her difficulty navigating the U.S. immigration and family detention system.