CVT In the News
Tortured & Detained: Survivor Stories of U.S. Immigration Detention, a report from CVT and the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International, is mentioned in this article about seeking asylum in the United States. Annie Sovcik, CVT's Washington Director, is quoted.
Source: Broward/Palm Beach New Times
The Village Voice reports on the worst aspects of American immigration policy: The nation’s system of mass deportations and incarceration, and the devastating consequences for vulnerable individuals who seek nothing more than safety and a new beginning.
Source: Village Voice
Joanne Meehan recently passed away. She was the first director of social services at CVT and a mentor to many current and former staff.
Citing the bipartisan consensus against torture that once existed, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering again urges the Senate Intelligence Committee to release its report on CIA torture.
Source: The Hill's Congress Blog
CVT Director of International Services Neal Porter discusses the Syrian refugee crisis and CVT's work in Jordan.
Source: Rochester Post-Bulletin
Director of International Services Neal Porter appears live on Twin Cities Public Television's “Almanac” to discuss the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and CVT’s work with refugees in Jordan.
Source: Twin Cities Public Television's “Almanac”
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering lists reasons why CVT supports the Senate Intelligence Committee voting to release its report on CIA torture.
Source: The Huffington Post
CVT staff is quoted in an article on refugee mental health screenings and the need to conduct such screenings.
CVT Board Member Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop is among the Attorneys of the Year recognized by Minnesota Lawyer magazine.
Source: Minnesota Lawyer
CVT is among a coalition of organizations calling for a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding full and unimpeded humanitarian access to all areas of Syria.
Source: Independent European Daily Express
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