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October 25, 2017
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First said today that new onerous, unnecessary additions to already stringent refugee vetting procedures unveiled by the Trump Administration are an attempt to dismantle...
October 24, 2017
Advocacy Counsel
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm following a recent wave of attacks and crackdowns on the LGBT community in Eastern Europe and Central Asia including the apparent...
October 24, 2017
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.— As the Senate considers the nomination of Kevin McAleenan for commissioner of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), Human Rights First urges members of the Senate...
October 18, 2017
Advocacy Counsel
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports that Tajik authorities have created a registry of gay and lesbian citizens and called on...
October 18, 2017
President and Chief Executive Officer
New York City – Tonight at the Human Rights First Award Dinner at Chelsea Piers in New York City, the organization will honor Friar Tomás Gonzaléz, founder of the...
October 17, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
New York City—Human Rights First today expressed concern over the Hungarian parliament’s passage of a one-year deadline extension to the higher education law known as "Lex CEU" despite...
October 17, 2017
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
New York City—As the Trump Administration continues its attack on the U.S. refugee protection system, Human Rights First today released a new report that analyzes the growing immigration...

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