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August 03, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins In 2011 the polling organization Gallup undertook significant data collection and analysis on public opinions on Muslims and Islam in the West in an effort to help policymakers...
August 02, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins In May 2016, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that the state would no longer participate in the Office of Health and Human Services refugee resettlement program....
August 02, 2016
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By Amy Morello This morning the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened to consider the case of Guleed Hassan Ahmed, a 42-year-old Somali citizen who is one of the 15 remaining “high-value...
August 02, 2016
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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A Minnesota woman is facing charges of labor trafficking, false imprisonment, and assault after her children’s nanny was found wandering outside at night with bruises all over her face and body. The...
August 02, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins In a June 2016 report, Confronting Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the U.S. 2013-2015, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) looks at the power and influence of...
August 02, 2016
Associate, National Security
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Last week, after a long day of observing proceedings in the case against accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohamed and his four co-accused at the military commission at Guantanamo Bay, members of...
August 01, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Immigration Detention This Wednesday, August 3rd the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and Human Rights First will host a breakfast discussion on the...
August 01, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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As the Obama Administration nears the end of its term, it’s time to assess its impact on human rights in a region that has long been the source of many policy challenges to the U.S. government. It is...
August 01, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins At times in history, this American experiment has been vigorously tested; our aspirational values have been thrust against the stark realities of fear and intolerance. Veteran...
August 01, 2016
Social Worker
When I run, I think a lot about the brave refugee men, women, and children I meet through my job as a social worker at Human Rights First. I think about the dangers they faced in their home countries...

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