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The legal and humanitarian support of refugees by Reed Smith and its partners has received international media attention and stands as one of the most recognized pro bono projects in the legal industry.

New Initiative to Protect Refugee Women in Mexico Who are Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

World Refugee Council, March 8, 2024

A Refugee Lawyer Reflects on Giving Clients a Voice

The American Lawyer, June 26, 2019 (subscription may be required)

Displacement urgency draws private finance fix

Asia Times, June 17, 2019

A Meeting With This Lawyer Could Be a Death Sentence (published on Yahoo! Finance), March 8, 2019

Government of Canada Letter Welcoming A Call to Action Report

World Refugee Council (press release), January 24, 2019

New report from World Refugee Council calls for overhaul of global refugee system

The Global and Mail, January 24, 2019 (subscription may be required)

For 40 years, this Toronto agency has focused on treating refugee victims of torture

The (Toronto) Star, Nov. 23, 2017 (subscription may be required)

No exit: Jordan’s most vulnerable refugees (video)

Thomson Reuters Foundation, June 19, 2017

Torture Survivors' Perspective Brings A Unique Expertise

Kolbassia Haoussou, cofounder and coordinator of Survivors Speak OUT, Lamp Lifeboat Ladder
Huffpost, June 27, 2017

For Syrian Girl in Need of Medical Care, Trump’s Travel Ban Adds to a Nomadic Tragedy

The New York Times, Feb. 1, 2017 (subscription may be required)

The American Lawyers Helping Syrian Refugees

Wall Street Journal, Oct. 14, 2016 (subscription may be required)

Reed Smith Wins Global Legal Award for Citizenship

The American Lawyer, Sept. 27, 2016 (subscription may be required)

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