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February 04, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of the House of Representatives to reject legislation that would severely undermine access to asylum in the United States. The call came in a...
February 02, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
New York City—Human Rights First today calls on the U.S. government to urge its French counterparts to reject an extension of the state of emergency in France, as well as any constitutional reforms...
February 02, 2016
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today praised the House of Representatives for passing the Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act (H.R. 400), a bill that promotes...
February 01, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City – Human Rights First today called on President Obama to use his participation in the Syria Donors Conference on Thursday in London to publicly commit to leading a...
January 29, 2016
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called on the House of Representatives to pass the Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act (H.R. 400), a bill that promotes...
January 27, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City – Human Rights First today called on the Obama Administration to urge Denmark to abandon the newly-passed immigration law that allows for the seizure of assets from refugees...
January 27, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today announced that nominations are now open for the 2016 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award.  The 2016 award will go to an individual or organization...

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