CILP Joins #WelcomeWithDignity in Rejecting Efforts to Decimate Asylum

December 8, 2023

CILP Joins 32 Organizations in Denouncing the White House’s Willingness to Trade Asylum for Foreign Aid


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Hayley Burgess, UCLA Center for Immigration Law and Policy, burgess@law.ucla.edu


Los Angeles, CA – Legal experts at the Center for Immigration Law and Policy (CILP) at the UCLA School of Law join a chorus of leaders calling on the White House not to trade asylum protections for foreign aid. “The United States must uphold its moral and legal obligations to protect those who come here fleeing persecution. History teaches that restrictions on access to asylum will only endanger the lives of vulnerable people while doing nothing to enhance our security,” said Ahilan Arulanantham, Faculty Co-Director of the Center for Immigration Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law. “Now is the time for President Biden and Congress to stay true to our commitments and show that they have learned from the mistakes of the past, rather than repeat them.” Read more.


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Founded in 2020, the Center for Immigration Law and Policy (CILP) at the UCLA School of Law expands the law school's role as a national leader in immigration law and policy, generating innovative ideas at the intersection of immigration scholarship and practice and serving as a hub for transforming those ideas into meaningful changes in immigration policy. 

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