phillyethics.org
Upholding the Human Right to Seek Asylum
Rebecca Feldmann Professor, Villanova University School of Law The U.S. asylum laws are firmly grounded in international law. Yet current U.S. policies seek to systematically curtail the rights of asylum-seekers, and dangerous rhetoric demonizes migrants who are seeking freedom from persecution. Rebecca Feldmann will address the importance of defending and upholding asylum as a fundamental human