ASAP in the News
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.
New York Times
June 14, 2015
ASAP client Suny Rodriguez and her son were featured in a story about families detained in the government detention centers in Dilley and Karnes, Texas.