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Authors from NIJC's policy team and discuss their recently released report, "Pushing Back Protection: How Offshoring and Externalization Imperil the Right to Asylum." The report dives into dangerous policies of asylum offshoring and externalization led by the U.S., European nations, and Australia. Our report shows that there are clear patterns and even shared blueprints these nations use to prevent people seeking asylum from reaching their shores, rather than offer them protection as required under international law.