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February 23, 2017
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Over the past few weeks, the United States, and indeed the world, have been on edge as President Trump issued rapid-fire executive orders barring refugees from seven predominately Muslim countries,...
February 23, 2017
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This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Over the last ten years, funding for immigration courts has remained largely stagnant, even as funding for enforcement expanded. Previous...
February 22, 2017
By Cassidy Slater On January 16, the State Department signed a law-enforcement agreement with Cuba outlining potential collaboration on several security and criminal issues, including human...
February 22, 2017
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Reports have emerged that a British Islamic State suicide bomber, Ronald Fiddler (aka Abu-Zakariya al-Britani), who detonated a car bomb near Mosul, Iraq, had been a detainee at the U.S. military...
February 17, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
In these first few weeks of the Trump Administration, the president’s often-harmful words have rightfully gotten a lot of attention. But his silences are no less telling. President Trump uses his...
February 17, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Yesterday President Donald Trump announced that he will issue a new executive order next week "which will comprehensively protect our country" and be "tailored" to the federal court’s decision on his...
February 17, 2017
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Dr Mudawi Ibrahim is one of the best known human rights defenders in the world, recognized for his long career in defending rights in Sudan and exposing violations in Darfur. In 2005 Human Rights...
February 17, 2017
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This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Yesterday’s attack by President Trump on the “dishonest media” who he says are “out of control” was just the latest in a series of...
February 16, 2017
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On Wednesday, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump was asked about the rise of antisemitic incidents since his election campaign. He began...
February 16, 2017
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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Protests have spread from the suburbs into the city of Paris over the alleged police rape of a young black man. Théo, 22-years-old, says he was beaten, a police baton was forced into his anus, and he...

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