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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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Selected filters: United States of America
Showing 1-10 of 51 results
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

Amnesty International - United States of America

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) - Refugee Integration

"CAL is a private, nonprofit organization working to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture. Established in 1959, CAL is headquartered in Washington, DC" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Refugees / Internally Displaced Persons

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS)

CGRS works to impact the development of law and policy to protect women fleeing gender-based violence.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Gender Issues

Center for Immigration Studies

"The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Since our founding in 1985, we have pursued a single mission - providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Center for Immigration Studies: News Services

The Center for Immigration Studies operates two free e-mail information services (listservs) on immigration news.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Center for Migration Studies (CMS)

"The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1964. Its primary goal is to support and undertake research, and to provide a forum for debate on international migration" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Columbia University, Institute for the Study of Human Rights

"The Trustees of Columbia University have approved a proposal for the Center for the Study of Human Rights to become an institute in order to coordinate human rights studies throughout the university and connect with scholars and practitioners around the world. The change is effective immediately, and the more than 30-year-old center is now the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)." (April 2010, from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

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