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Writen Statement on Climate Displacement to the International Court of Justice

International Human Rights Body Submission
Jan 19, 2024

Refugee and human rights advocates submitted a written statement to the International Court of Justice addressing climate-related displacement as a useful reference for participating parties in the matter of the Obligations of States in Respect of Climate Change.

Honduras: Climate Change, Human Rights Violations, and Forced Displacement

Dec 20, 2023

This report sheds light on the far-reaching effects of the climate emergency in Honduras. It includes recommendations directed at both the U.S. and Honduran governments, urging decisive action to address these challenges, protect the environment, and safeguard the human rights of those affected.

Mexico Should Refrain from Adopting Bilateral Agreements with the U.S that Violate the Right to Seek Asylum

Sign-on Letter
Dec 18, 2023

We joined an open letter addressed to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Alicia Báracena, urging the Mexican government to refrain from agreeing to more migrant expulsions from the United States in light of restrictive, anti-asylum proposals being considered by the U.S. Congress.

On Issues Related to the Response to Climate Displacement in the Request for an Advisory Opinion Submitted by the Republics of Colombia and Chile

International Human Rights Body Submission
Dec 15, 2023

Refugee and human rights advocates submitted an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) to inform the Court’s upcoming Advisory Opinion regarding States’ human rights obligations in the context of the unfolding climate emergency.

Selling Out LGBTQ Immigrants Will Result in the Death of Queer and Trans Asylum Seekers

Sign-on Letter
Dec 14, 2023

CGRS joined 40 LGBTQ+ and immigrant rights organizations in a letter to Congress and President Biden, urging them to reject legislative proposals that would gut asylum protections for LGBTQ+ refugees.