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Training to Represent Central American Refugees (South Dakota)

This half-day event will provide training to attorneys on representing children and families living in South Dakota who are on the expedited juvenile docket in immigration court in Bloomington, Minnesota.

NCSS Position Statement: Human Rights Education: A Necessity for Effective Social and Civic Learning

The Advocates for Human Rights welcomes the new position statement by the National Council for Social Studies recognizing the importance of human rights education as a necessity for effective social and civic learning.

Man Persecuted for Promoting Northern Cameroon’s Separation

Mr. R was beaten and tortured in his home country of Cameroon after attending a political demonstration advocating for the separation of the English-speaking southern region of Cameroon from the French-speaking northern region. Fearing further persecution, he fled to Belgium where he learned Cameroon had formally requested the Belgian government repatriate Cameroonian nationals, and then headed for the U.S.

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