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May 04, 2015
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
Zunduri, A 22-year-old woman from southern Mexico recently escaped after spending five years working in slave-like conditions in a family-owned dry cleaner in the capital. Her exploiters kept her...
May 01, 2015
Staff Attorney, Refugee Representation
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This morning I spoke to the New York City Council’s Committee on Immigration. I praised NYC’s municipal identification program (IDNYC), which helps many New Yorkers receive much needed proof of...
May 01, 2015
Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign
On April 21st and 22nd, the Freedom Network hosted its 13th annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The Freedom Network USA is an alliance of anti-trafficking service providers that works with...
May 01, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
In September 2014 President Obama announced that the United States would create a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct (NAP). As part of the process, participants are publicly...
April 30, 2015
Senior Counsel, National Security
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It’s not that Congress doesn’t work hard enough.  It’s that too many members work way too hard to undermine the goals of U.S. national security and fiscal prudence. That’s what happened...
April 30, 2015
By Claire Duguid Three people were indicted for human trafficking and witness tampering following an investigation of a Peruvian restaurant, Inca’s Secret, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Those accused...
April 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post:  Yesterday King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a series of royal decrees removing his half-brother Prince Muqrin as Crown Prince and...
April 29, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Following the deaths of hundreds of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean Sea this month, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt called on the international community to...
April 29, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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 Biography: Ruslan Kim is a dedicated researcher and human rights defender from Kyrgyzstan. He is head of advocacy and public relations for Kyrgyz Indigo,...
April 28, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
On Friday, an editorial in the Houston Chronicle urged for “more funding for our immigration court system,” pointing out that “the underfunding of adjudication has more than doubled the average...

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