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With asylum unlikely for Haitians, US must draft accountable immigration policies | Opinion

When it comes to refugees, international guidelines clearly state that every person has the right to present themselves at any border to seek asylum. Article 31 of the 1951 Vienna Convention and the 1967 Protocol specifically provides the humanitarian right to people who travel directly from a territory where their life or freedom is threatened. Still, it has always been nearly impossible for Black and brown refugees to be granted asylum.