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Refugee Status Determination Latin America

Executive Summary (EN/SP): Refugee Status Determination in Latin America: Regional Challenges and Opportunities

Executive summaries of the joint report by Asylum Access Ecuador and USCRI which analyzes the national processes in place for refugees to secure legal status and avoid deportation with the aim of strengthening due process and improving RSD standards across the region.

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Annual Report 2011-12

Annual Report 2011-2012

This year marked the fifth full year of operations for Asylum Access. We continue to help increased numbers of refugees assert their rights each year, and to achieve policy changes that benefit hundreds of thousands.

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Annual Report 2010-2011

Annual Report 2010-2011

This year marked the fourth full year of operations for Asylum Access. Building on past successes, our three offices in Ecuador, Thailand and Tanzania reached more refugees than ever before for the fourth consecutive year, vindicating a wider range of rights and bringing our services to regions beyond our offices in urban centers.

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Asylum Access Tanzania

No Place Called Home

“No Place Called Home: A Report on Urban Refugees Living in Dar es Salaam” was published in November 2011 to highlight the protection needs of this underserved population, for which no official numbers exist. The report was based on a 2010 survey of 122 adult refugees. Authored by Overseas Operations Director Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter and Asylum Access Tanzania Country Director Janemary Ruhundwa, the report was drafted with the invaluable support of Asylum Access Tanzania staff and volunteers.An article based on Asylum Access’s report, “No Place Called Home”.

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Asylum Access Refugee Access to Work

To have work is to have life

“To have work is to have life: Refugees experience with the right to work in Ecuador” was published in June 2011 to highlight the experiences of refugees in Ecuador who have sought to exercise their right to work, and to provide a forum for refugees to speak in their own words about the role that employment plays in their lives. This report was researched and drafted by Karolien van Teijlingen at Asylum Access Ecuador and edited by Asylum Access staff.

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Annual Report 2009-2010

Annual Report 2009-2010

Fiscal year 2009-2010 marked the third full year of operations for Asylum Access. Having cultivated greater continuity across the board in its previous year of operations, Asylum Access reached more refugees than ever before, vindicated a wider range of rights, and opened a third refugee rights office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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