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Jonathan Todres calls on the President to Protect the Rights of Children
October 6, 2016

Professor Jonathan Todres posted the following call to action on the Bringing Human Rights Home Blog: “Next week is Yom Kippur (Sundown, October 11 to Sundown, October 12), the Day of Atonement on the Jewish calendar. As tradition has it, …

Young Center Calls on President to Protect Central American Children
September 8, 2016

Today the Young Center joined nearly 400 organizations in calling on President Obama to extend temporary protected status (TPS) to particularly vulnerable children from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. TPS is a form of humanitarian protection that provides a stay

Winning Asylum is Even Harder for Central Americans who Speak Indigenous Languages
September 2, 2016

“I tried to explain that I would be killed if I went back to Guatemala,” the woman wrote in a translated affidavit prepared by her attorney. “Everyone only spoke Spanish with us. It was very difficult to communicate. No one …