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January 11, 2016
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
One hundred and fifty years ago on December 6, 1895, the United States ratified the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, legally abolishing slavery in America. In 2015 we commemorated America's 19th...
January 11, 2016
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Fourteen years ago this Monday, President George W. Bush opened the Guantanamo Bay detention center as an emergency measure to hold and interrogate...
January 08, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Associate Attorney
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Today’s New York Times editorial rightly condemns the Department of Homeland Security’s “appalling” home raids targeting mothers and children from Central America. In a January 4 statement, DHS...
January 06, 2016
Communications Assistant/Writer
On January 6, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his now-famous speech on four freedoms essential to democracy and human rights: Freedom of speech Freedom of religion...
January 05, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo A senior U.S. official who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed to CNN that 17 detainees cleared for release from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo...
December 30, 2015
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
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When asylum seekers are stopped by federal immigration authorities, the government does not always provide them with adequate explanations regarding the immigration court process and their...
December 23, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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Like many other lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities around the world, Pakistani LGBT people face ongoing violence and discrimination. Yet for transgender women specifically,...
December 23, 2015
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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Ever since Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán espoused “illiberal” democracy, Hungary has taken on an antagonistic role within the European Union. Yet even as the Hungarian government hardened its...
December 23, 2015
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
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The holiday season is here and families across the world are gathering in celebration, and we hope that it will be a season of peace. In France, these festivities take place against the backdrop of...
December 22, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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This December marks the 150th anniversary of passage of the 13th amendment, banning slavery in the United States. Its passage was a historic step towards eradicating forced labor on our shores ...

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