Blog Post

The Future of Asylum in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic has not diminished the need to provide safety for millions of people around the world who have…

June 3, 2021
In the News

U.S. to Begin Blocking Asylum Seekers From Entering Over Mexican Border

The Trump administration said Thursday that it would start blocking a small number of asylum seekers from entering the United States from Mexico, using the San Ysidro border crossing near San Diego as the first location to turn back immigrants applying for refugee status.

January 24, 2019
Blog Post

Government Policies Affecting Immigrants and Asylum Seekers Worsen

It is incumbent on those of us who are part of the InterAction community, and broader civil society, to root American values, that affirm the potential and dignity of all people as a welcoming and compassionate nation, in our hearts. We must be an example for our leaders and our neighbors.

July 9, 2018
Statement

Congress Must Put an End to Administration’s Prosecution and Detention of Asylum Seekers

"The trauma caused to children and families seeking refuge in our nation by these policies will have ramifications for generations to come."

June 21, 2018
Three men and a woman facing large metal structure separating the U.S. and Mexico
Blog Post

Letter to Senate Leadership on Evacuation of At-Risk Afghans

In response to recent Congressional action taken on the crisis in Afghanistan—as well as our ongoing obligation to help our…

September 28, 2021
Blog Post

MindShift: A Collection of Examples that Promote Protection Outcomes

InterAction is excited to announce the launch of its new publication, MindShift: A Collection of Examples that Promote Protection Outcomes.

June 29, 2021
Blog Post

How the World Bank Group Can Ensure Displaced People Are Not Left Behind

The world witnessed historically high levels of forced displacement in the last decade, resulting in human suffering and heightened stress…

June 1, 2021
Blog Post

InterAction Community Applauds Biden Administration’s Immediate, Principled Leadership

The InterAction community applauds the Biden Administration’s early actions in support of key humanitarian and development issues. These included elevating…

February 4, 2021
Statement

Statement on Deteriorating Humanitarian Conditions in Ethiopia

As the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region enters its sixth week, there is an escalating risk of a regional political…

December 16, 2020
Blog Post

Joint Humanitarian NGO Statement: Rohingya Donor Conference

Over three years since violence in Myanmar forced more than 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, refugees continue to wait for safe,…

October 22, 2020