ASAP in the News
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.
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.