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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.

May 23, 2017
Washington, D.C.— Human Rights First today called on Congress to reject President Trump’s budget proposals that target refugees and asylum seekers. The president’s proposed budget that was...
May 18, 2017
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights first today, along with 25 leading human rights, refugee resettlement, and faith organizations, called on the House Judiciary Committee to reject the Michael...
May 01, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today said that the compromise fiscal year 2017 funding bill put forth by Congress yesterday contains several provisions that would maintain American...
March 15, 2017
New York City—Today, in response to a court ruling in Hawaii that imposes a nationwide block on implementation of the Trump Administration’s executive order suspending the refugee resettlement...