February 07, 2017

Midyear 2017: ABA urges legal protection and funding for refugees

The House of Delegates approves resolution 10B, which reaffirms and expands existing ABA policy regarding refugees in light of the Jan. 27, 2017 executive order on immigration. The resolution calls for increased funding and legislation to process and handle refugee applications, and urges Congress to pass legislation that would provide for personal and expeditious assessments of refugee applications.