About the Project

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Select Research & Scholarship

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Country Statistics

See basic information, statistics, research and organizations working with deported individuals by country.

Declaration on Rights of Deported

Read and comment on the draft Declaration.

Legal Materials

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Useful Links

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Recent Developments


  • Legal challenges ongoing to President Trump’s Executive Order suspending the U.S. refugee program and banning entry of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries. ┬áThe University of Michigan Law School Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse has compiled a list of all the cases and related materials.
  • Agency guidance implementing U.S. Executive Orders on internal and border enforcement, as well as FAQ’s and fact sheets prepared by the Department of Homeland Security, were released on February 20, 2017.