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What Denying Asylum On Grounds Of Domestic Violence Means For Survivors

In the Matter of A-B- the government disqualified domestic violence claims as a basis of asylum except on narrow grounds. Those grounds will be near impossible for most asylum applicants to prove. The opinion demands that "An applicant seeking to… … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Rape Lawyers Support Amanda Nguyen and the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill

Recently, Amanda Nguyen petitioned the United Nations to pass the Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights, which seeks to bring consistency to post-assault procedures. The post Cruise Ship Rape Lawyers Support Amanda Nguyen and the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill appeared … Continue reading

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Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Massacre Launch Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Orlando and Police Department

Survivors of the Pulse Nightclub killings in 2016 plan to pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Orlando and the Orlando Police Department. The suit, reports WMFE, accuses law enforcement of violating the civil rights of survivors by … Continue reading

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Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Proposes $210m Trust Fund for Survivors of Clergy Abuse

On Thursday, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced that it would create a $210 million trust fund for hundreds of victims of clergy abuse. The settlement, writes the New York Times, ‘is the result of a years-long battle … Continue reading

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WELL, GOOD: Study: Ebola survivors appear to be protected from virus.. “The immune systems of peopl…

WELL, GOOD: Study: Ebola survivors appear to be protected from virus.. “The immune systems of people who survived the first Ebola outbreak 40 years ago appear to be protecting them against future infection with the deadly virus, a new study … Continue reading

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