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August 10, 2015
Vice President, Communications
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Top News IMMIGRATION DETENTION The U.S. government issued a response Friday to the federal court ruling that orders an end to the Obama Administration’s policy of holding children and their...
August 10, 2015
National Pro Bono Promotion Counsel
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Last summer a surge of children and families from Central America crossed the U.S. southern border, fleeing persecution and violence. By some accounts, arrivals totaled at more than 100,000. Many had...
August 07, 2015
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By Jordan Dannenberg After months of negotiation, the United States and Turkey have reached an agreement to cooperatively establish an ISIL-free zone along Turkey’s border with Syria. The...
August 06, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Looking back on the exchanges that took place around the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue on August 2, Secretary Kerry ultimately conceded too...
August 05, 2015
By Carolyn Tackett In a recent interview with BBC’s Hilary Andersson, Buzzy Krongard, CIA executive director from 2001 to 2004, acknowledged that detainees in Guantanamo and CIA black sites were...
August 05, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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The United States and Turkey have agreed try to clear ISIL militants from a zone within Syria along its border with Turkey.  As the Washington Post noted last week, the plan posits that the zone...
August 04, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Since it's inception in 2001, The State Department's annual Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report has brought the world's efforts to combat modern day slavery into the light. But in its fifteen years of...
August 04, 2015
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By Katy Naples-Mitchell Bernardo Aban Tercero, a Nicaraguan national, has been on death row in Texas since 2000, when he was convicted of intentional murder during an armed robbery. Texas...
August 03, 2015
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By Holly Fuhrman Family detention might finally be coming to an end. A federal judge ruled that the government’s detention of children and their mothers seeking protection in the United States...
August 03, 2015
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By Dane Lewis, Executive Director, Jamaican LGBT organization J-FLAG I am ecstatic that after seven years as the head of J-FLAG, we can stage our first pride celebration under the theme ‘The...

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