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External Links

This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Legal Systems

American Immigration Lawyers Association

The American Immigration Lawyers Association is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.

Type: Legal Associations | Topic: Legal Systems

American University, Washington College of Law: Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

East-West Center

The East-West Center contributes to a peaceful, prosperous, and just Asia Pacific community by serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education, and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the United States.

Type: Regional Organizations

MiLEX - Database on Migration Legislation in the Americas

MiLEX is one of the databases comprising the Inter-American Migration Information System of the OAS. By compiling an up-to-date collection of international and national legal norms related to the topic, the database aims to serve as a practical tool to assist politicians, legislators, and their assistants in the formulation of laws, policies and other instruments related to international migration. Furthermore, MILEX is an invaluable resource for lawyers, jurists, activists, researchers, academics and students interested in this topic.

Type: Inter-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Legal Systems

Organization of American States (OAS)

The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. The OAS is the region’s principal multilateral forum for strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and confronting shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption.

Type: Regional Organizations

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