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To Displace & Destroy: Sexual Violence in Haiti & the Darién Gap

Content sensitivities: the following policy brief contains detailed language about sexual violence.   An estimated one in three women and girls globally will experience sexual or physical violence in their lifetime. Gender-based violence (GBV), including sexual violence, is a widespread threat for women and girls in peacetime, but in times of conflict, crisis, and displacement, […]

Statement on Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitians Residing

 Arlington, VA—The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) applauds the decision of the Biden administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians residing in the U.S. This important decision extends deportation protections and work permits for 54,000 Haitian immigrants. Haiti’s downward spiral into political instability, corruption, lawlessness, civil unrest and protracted violence poses [...]