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January 29, 2017
Director, National Security Outreach
Washington, D.C.—In a letter sent today Veterans for American Ideals, a group of more than 2,000 veterans of the U.S. armed forces, urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his...
January 27, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City— Human Rights First today condemned an executive order on the entry of refugees that will block and derail resettlement of thoroughly screened refugees, warning that such measures...
January 27, 2017
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to maintain stringent sanctions against the Russian Federation until it has fully complied with the requirements for their...
January 27, 2017
January 25, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned an executive order signed by President Trump that appears aimed at blocking access to asylum for refugees at the border and would lead more asylum...
January 25, 2017
President and Chief Executive Officer
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the President Trump may sign executive orders impacting the United States’  torture, rendition, and detention programs, Human Rights First has issued...
January 25, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to refrain from issuing executive orders that would suspend the U.S. refugee resettlement program and end U.S....

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