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May 06, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
May 06, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Next week is the big meeting between the Gulf monarchs and President Obama in Washington. Kings and princes and emirs from the Gulf Co-...
May 04, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Immigration Detention Over the weekend, more than 500 people gathered in Dilley, Texas to protest the Obama Administration's immigration detention policies that have put hundreds of...
May 04, 2015
Vice President, Research & Analysis
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The Hungarian government is preparing to send a questionnaire to eight million citizens asking whether they agree that immigrants endanger livelihoods and spread terrorism, according to the Financial...
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...

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