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Jennifer Quigley

Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection

As Advocacy Strategist for Refugee Protection, Jennifer Quigley crafts and executes plans to persuade policy makers to adopt Human Rights First’s proposals to protect the rights of refugees. Prior to joining Human Rights First, Jennifer worked for the U.S. Campaign for Burma for nine years, most recently as President/Executive Director focusing on the promotion of human rights, refugees and democratic change in U.S. Burma policy. During her tenure, Jennifer has testified before Congress and been quoted in numerous print, tv and online news sources. Jennifer previously worked with the Women’s League of Burma and its thirteen member organizations on international advocacy and capacity building of women to advocate in international fora. Jennifer received an M.A. in Intercultural Management from the School for International Training and a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University.

July 14, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to immediately begin admitting refugees into the United States in light of a U.S. district court ruling that ...
June 28, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of Congress to reject legislation that would essentially codify President Trump’s executive order targeting refugees fleeing violence and...
June 13, 2017
Washington, D.C.—As the Supreme Court reviews President Trump’s request for stays of the preliminary injunctions against the travel and refugee bans in his revised executive order, Human Rights First...
June 12, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded the unanimous decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that holds that the Trump Administration’s executive order banning individuals from...