Olga Byrne: Indefinite Suspension of the US Border Will Worsen Public Health Crisis

New York, 20 May 2020 –   The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the U.S. Administration’s announcement today that they have extended the border closures indefinitely, under the pretext of mitigating the novel coronavirus, deeming seeking asylum “nonessential travel.” Olga Byrne, the Director of U.S. Immigration for the International Rescue Committee, said:  Fleeing for one’s life […]

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