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November 22, 2016
Managing Attorney (NY)
New York City—Human Rights First today applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that New York will establish the nation's first emergency public/private legal defense fund to ensure all...
November 17, 2016
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
New York City—Human Rights First today released a report detailing high rates of immigration detention of asylum seekers in New Jersey, which finds that asylum seekers are often...
November 16, 2016
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
New York City—Human Rights First today urged the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to swiftly implement the recommendations put forth by the DHS Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers...
November 14, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed grave concern about the announcement by President-elect Donald Trump that Steve Bannon will serve as Mr. Trump's chief strategist and senior...
November 09, 2016
Washington, D.C. – In the wake of yesterday’s historic election and in anticipation of President Obama’s scheduled Thursday meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump, Human Rights First issued the...
November 07, 2016
Advocacy Counsel
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the United Nations to uphold the mandate of the newly created position of Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (...
October 31, 2016
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
New York City—Human Rights First, along with 230 organizations, today wrote to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson expressing serious concerns over recent...

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