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May 16, 2014
By Jill Savitt On Tuesday, victims of sex trafficking gathered in Albany to urge New York State lawmakers to pass a new bill that would create stronger criminal penalties for traffickers who force...
May 16, 2014
Advocacy Counsel, Refugee Protection
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Immigration courts nationwide are facing a computer hardware failure that started April 12, leaving judges, immigrants, and attorneys in the dark on case schedules.  But that’s only one of the...
May 15, 2014
Vice President, Research & Analysis
American military and intelligence advisors are helping to search for the more than 200 missing Nigerian school girls taken by Boko Haram terrorists. It is important for the United States to assist...
May 15, 2014
Staff Attorney, Refugee Representation
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We have officially expanded our refugee representation to Texas and the Houston office is now up and running! The new office has received a very warm welcome from law firms and nonprofits alike...
May 13, 2014
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By Trevor Allen Recently, Africa has become a hotbed for homophobic legislation, putting LGBT people and allies at great risk. But a growing number of prominent Africans are breathing fresh air...
May 12, 2014
Vice President, Communications
Top News #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS The search for more than 200 missing girls taken from their school on April 14 continues today as their captors, members of terrorist group Boko Haram, released a video...
May 09, 2014
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By Dawes Cooke The trial of two Ugandans accused of violating the country’s anti-homosexuality laws moved forward this week, marking a critical point in the legal repression of the Ugandan LGBT...
May 09, 2014
National Pro Bono Promotion Counsel
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As we prepare to open the doors to serve refugees in our new Houston office, we are thrilled to have the full support of some of Houston’s finest!  Four prominent local leaders have recently...
May 06, 2014
Assistant, Strategy and Planning / LGBT Rights Campaign
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Already strained nongovernmental organizations now will likely face further scrutiny under a proposed amendment that would drastically increase the restrictions on groups operating within Uganda....
May 05, 2014
Vice President, Communications
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International Human Rights, Inside the Beltway Top News UKRAINE During a hearing on Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will examine Russia’s role in the destabilization of Ukraine....

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