Special Reports

February 8, 2005 A Study by refugee and asylum experts appointed by the Commission, as authorized by Section 605 of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. The report examines, and makes recommendations on, the protection and detention of asylum seekers who are placed in Expedited Removal... Read More
Click here to view the Expediated Removal Study Report Card: 2 Years Later Click here to view the Expediated Removal Study Recommendations Report Card Click here to view the press release: USCIRF Expedited Removal Study Report Card: Two Years Later
Analysis and Recommendations (Revised March 2006) Article 2: First: Islam is the official religion of the State and is a foundation source of legislation: A. No law may be enacted that contradicts the established provisions of Islam B. No law may be enacted that contradicts the... Read More
Analysis & Recommendations (Revised September 28, 2005) A. Overview In 2004, the Commission worked successfully with senior Administration officials, Members of Congress, and others to encourage that explicit guarantees of freedom of thought, conscience, and religion or belief for every... Read More
March 8, 2005: The study examines the text of Muslim constitutions from 44 nations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Executive Summary (PDF - 119 KB) Executive Summary in Arabic (PDF - 229 KB) Click Here to download the entire Study as a single PDF (988 KB... Read More