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November 09, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City—In response to President Trump’s proclamation that seeks to block refugees from asylum if they cross between official border points, Eleanor Acer issued the following statement:...
November 08, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City—In response to the Trump Administration’s new rule that would limit access to asylum to those who cross the southern border at official border points, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer...
November 07, 2018
Vice President, Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s firing of Attorney Jeff Sessions, Human Rights First’s Sharon Kelly McBride issued the following statement:  The United States is a nation of laws,...
November 05, 2018
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
Human Rights First welcomes the actions of 16 countries, including the United States, to implement the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) so-called...
November 01, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City—Today in response to the Trump Administration’s announcement on access to protection at the southern border and increased detention for refugees, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer...
October 30, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s comments that he is considering signing an executive order that would eliminate the right to U.S. citizenship for children born in the United States...

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