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As Congress and President Trump seek to enact immigration reform this year, they also stand in a position to make some important decisions regarding More...
  • Center for Seafarers' Rights: Intern Report August 17, 2017 Julianne Weidman reports on her time as an intern at the SCI Center for Seafarers' Rights, Summer 2017 More...
  • Shore Leave Survey 2017 August 2, 2017 SCI's sixteenth annual Shore Leave Survey provides insight into the experience of merchant seafarers arriving into US ports More...

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U.S. Immigration Policy's Impact on Seafarers: A Brief History January 31, 2017

An historical perspective on the impact of U.S. immigration policy on international seafarers

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Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016

SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports.

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Stevenson Advocates for Mariners at ILO Meetings February 17, 2016

Seafarer welfare organizations address standards and issues affecting seafarers worldwide.

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Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) February 16, 2016

Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

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2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2015

A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports.

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Comments on USCG NPRM on Facility Access January 15, 2015

Comments on Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities: A Proposed Rule by the Coast Guard on 12/29/2014

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Report Sheds Light on Seafarers and SCI November 25, 2014

Reporter Julie Caine got answers to her questions about seafarers and their lives at SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland.

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