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Featured Press Release | August 13, 2017
New York City--Human Rights First today strongly condemns the hateful gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urges President Trump to speak out clearly and forcefully...
June 29, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauds the House Appropriation Committee for adopting an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to repeal the 2001...
June 29, 2017
New York City—In response to reported consular visa guidance set forth by the Trump Administration today following the Supreme Court’s travel ban ruling, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued this...
June 28, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised the inclusion of a provision in the 2018 Senate National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would add 4,000 visas for Afghan wartime allies. “...
June 28, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to make clear that refugees who are already being processed for U.S. resettlement have a bona fide relationship with U.S....
June 28, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today praised a California district court ruling finding that the federal government's use of family detention facilities  continues to violate the Flores...
June 28, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of Congress to reject legislation that would essentially codify President Trump’s executive order targeting refugees fleeing violence and...
June 27, 2017
Washington, D.C.--Human Rights First today applauded the bipartisan passage of House Resolution 351, which is a strong condemnation of the detention, torture, and murders of gay and bisexual men in...
June 27, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In the wake of yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling that will lift a stay on some aspects of President Trump’s revised executive order on resettlement and visas, Human...
June 27, 2017
Washington, D.C. -- Human Rights First today welcomed the release of the State Department’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, and called on the U.S. government to press countries to...
June 26, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today expressed its concern over the Supreme Court’s decision to schedule the Jennings v. Rodriguez case for reargument in its next session, a move...

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