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End the Asylum Filing Deadline

Congress should abandon a law that causes the U.S. to turn away people who need help.

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February 11, 2014
Washington, D.C.– Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer will testify before Congress today and detail recommendations for the U.S. government to protect the integrity and effectiveness of the refugee and...
January 29, 2014
Draft Principles Fall Short Washington, DC – The draft Republican immigration reform principles that appeared today are a serious development in the campaign to complete immigration reform...
January 28, 2014
Washington, D.C. – As President Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address tonight, Human Rights First is urging him to articulate policies that reflect the human rights priorities...
January 28, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, Human Rights First’s Robyn Lieberman issued the following statement: “Amidst great political tension...
December 16, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First congratulates newly-confirmed Secretary of Homeland Jeh Johnson and looks forward to working with him to advance U.S. national security while respecting...
December 12, 2013
Washington, D.C. – In a statement submitted today to the House Judiciary Committee, which convened a hearing on alleged abuses of the asylum system at the United States-Mexico border,...
October 17, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Following today’s announcement that President Obama will nominate former Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Human Rights First’...

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Testimony | February 11, 2014
Testimony of Human Rights First's Eleanor Acer On "Asylum Fraud: Abusing America's Compassion?" Submitted to the House Judiciary Committee, Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and...
Letter | June 03, 2013
The Association of Pro Bono Counsel urges the Senate enhance the ability of immigrants to access pro bono legal services as part of immigration reform. Download
Testimony | May 19, 2013
In a statement submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee for its hearing on “Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values,” Human Rights First urged Congress to seize the opportunity to...

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