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Weaponizing Public Health to End Asylum in the U.S.

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On July 9th, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice proposed a new rule that would give them expansive authority to deny asylum and block and deport asylum seekers in the name of public health. Join us to learn more about the new rule and its implications for public health and asylum in the US.



Monette Zard, Program of Forced Migration and Health, Columbia University

Eleanor Acer and Kennji Kizuka, Human Rights First

Dr. Paul B. Spiegel, Center for Humanitarian Health, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Michele Heisler, Physicians for Human Rights

Helen Perry, Global Response Management


July 30
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm