First Month at Lawyers Without Borders

July 1st wraps up my first month of working at Lawyers Without Borders! My time working here is flying by quickly, and I am gaining hands on education related to children’s rights internationally. The knowledge I am gaining here is contextualizing the work for my honors thesis within the larger framework of international human rights advocacy.


Abstract: Family Separation in Immigration Literature of the 1990s

The recent controversies over “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has resulted in the separation of children from their parents at the border, have highlighted the importance of family in the movement of people across borders. However, families negotiating the rigors of transnational migration has a much longer history, much of which has been explored in…
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