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June 20, 2013
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June 19, 2013
Washington, D.C. — In anticipation of World Refugee Day tomorrow, Human Rights First is urging Congress to renew America’s commitment  to refugees by addressing some serious flaws in...
June 18, 2013
A teenage victim of trafficking and rape from the Balkans applied for asylum thirteen months after coming to the United States. Despite extensive evidence and testimony describing her trauma and her...
June 12, 2013
By Latonia Haney Keith & Steven Schulman As S. 744, the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill, hits the floor for debate today,  lawyers around the country have engaged in...
June 06, 2013
Washington, D.C. – As the full Senate prepares to debate immigration reform, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) is urging senators to pass legislation that contains provisions designed to...
May 22, 2013
Over the past few months, Human Rights First has been working hard to make sure that immigration reform includes much-needed changes to the U.S. asylum system. And after myriad meetings on...
May 21, 2013
Washington, D.C. –   Human Rights First today said the immigration reform bill expected to head to the Senate floor after it is voted out of the full Senate Judiciary Committee later...

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Report | June 25, 2014
Over the last few months, national attention has focused on the increase in Central American migrants apprehended in the Rio Grande Valley after crossing the southern border. These migrants,...
Infographic | June 05, 2014
An overview of the U.S. asylum system. Download
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

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