Guest post: Defending against ongoing attacks on the right to seek asylum

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In 2018, the Florence Project responded to unprecedented attacks on the right of immigrants to seek asylum in the United States – a right guaranteed by both United States and international law. Unlike defendants in criminal court proceedings, who are guaranteed free legal representation, detained immigrants do not have the right to a public defender.…

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Turning Evidence into Action: It’s a process

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Bridging the gap between rigorously tested poverty interventions and programs that have an impact at scale seems like a straightforward concept. Once something is found to work, can’t you apply that same solution anywhere a particular problem is found? The answer is much more complex – turns out that in most cases, adaptations and permutations…

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