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Featured Press Release | March 15, 2017
New York City—Today, in response to a court ruling in Hawaii that imposes a nationwide block on implementation of the Trump Administration’s executive order suspending the refugee resettlement...
March 07, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador Jean Elizabeth Manes to publicly express her concerns regarding bias-motivated violence in the...
March 06, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned President Trump’s executive order signed today suspending the refugee resettlement program, and banning the issuance of new visas and entry to...
March 03, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed concern over reports that no senior State Department official, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will participate in ...
February 28, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Following President Trump’s address before a joint session of Congress, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley issued the following statement: "President Trump's remarks on...
February 28, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised comments made by Senator Dan Coats, nominee for director of national intelligence, in which he acknowledged the illegality of torture. Senator...
February 28, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today welcomed U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley’s support for the U.N. secretary-general’s...
February 28, 2017
New York City—As the Trump Administration begins to implement the president’s executive order on immigration enforcement along the southern border, Human Rights First today released a report...
February 24, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First announced today that former Obama Administration senior official Rob Berschinski has joined the organization as its new Senior Vice President for...
February 23, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Following an alarming string of murders of transgender women in El Salvador, Human Rights First today called on the State Department to urge the...
February 22, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today will co-host a congressional briefing examining the administration's recent executive order targeting refugees and its impact on lesbian, gay,...

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