Advocates for Human Rights Pro Bono Asylum Representation Manual
Asylum Officer Basic Training Course Lesson Plan on Interviewing Survivors
Germain, R., AILA’s Asylum Primer: A Practical Guide to U.S. Asylum Law and Procedure (7th Ed. 2015) - available for purchase
Preface available to read online here
Excerpt of Chapter 2: US Asylum Law available to read online here
Wilkinson, John, “Immigration Dynamics: Processes, Challenges, and Benefits,” in Smith, Hawthorne, Keller, Alan, and Lhewa, DW, eds. Like a Refugee Camp on First Avenue: Insights and Experiences from the Bellevue-NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. New York: Bellevue-NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, 2007, Chapter 3 (attached to this post - see top of post for download)
For more on conditions of detained asylum seekers, read:
Kassindja, Fauziya. Do They Hear You When You Cry? New York: Random House, 1998. This is a true story of a 17-year old girl detained for almost two years who eventually wins asylum in a landmark case at the Board of Immigration Appeals based on her fear of female genital mutilation.
A Well-Founded Fear, (Documentary, 1999)
Casablanca (Movie, 1942)
The Kite Runner (Movie, 2007)
An American Tail (Animated Movie, 1986, for children)
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