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February 02, 2017
Pennoyer Fellow/Researcher & Advocate
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While the nation shook after President Donald Trump issued the executive order effectively blocking millions of immigrants and refugees from Muslim-majority countries, military veterans in the...
February 01, 2017
Communications Associate
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Yesterday KQED, Northern California’s NPR and PBS affiliate, aired a segment entitled, “Veterans Worry Travel Ban Puts Foreign Interpreters Who Assisted U.S. at Risk.” Featuring an interview with...
February 01, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post. President Trump and his senior advisors have sought to downplay the significance of the sweeping restrictions on refugees and immigrants from...
February 01, 2017
Special Assistant to the President and CEO
The business community is far from silent in response to President Trump’s Executive Order halting refugee resettlement and banning immigrants from certain Middle Eastern countries.   Some...
February 01, 2017
Communications Associate
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Yesterday Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) read a recent opinion column from the Boston Globe on the Senate floor from Veterans for American Ideals leader Matt Gallagher. What caught Senator Warren’s...
January 30, 2017
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By Camille Marrero Last week, a diverse coalition of human rights, civil liberties, and religious groups wrote to President Trump opposing any executive action that would facilitate torture or...
January 30, 2017
Associate, National Security
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Last Wednesday morning at 9:00, the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay convened for what was supposed to be 2017’s first two-week set of pre-trial hearings in the case against the accused 9/...
January 27, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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With Wednesday’s executive order, “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements,” President Trump seems poised to block access to asylum at the U.S. border, subjecting asylum seekers to “...
January 26, 2017
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Yesterday, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a strong rebuke in the wake of the President’s Executive Orders on immigration and asylum seekers. "Immigrant families are our neighbors, they...
January 26, 2017
Researcher
Accepting refugees—some of the most at-risk people on earth—makes America stronger, despite claims from President Trump and others that refugees pose a danger to the country. Numerous national...

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