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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...
January 29, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In a letter sent today Veterans for American Ideals, a group of more than 2,000 veterans of the U.S. armed forces, urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his...
January 27, 2017
New York City— Human Rights First today condemned an executive order on the entry of refugees that will block and derail resettlement of thoroughly screened refugees, warning that such measures...
January 27, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to maintain stringent sanctions against the Russian Federation until it has fully complied with the requirements for their...
January 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned an executive order signed by President Trump that appears aimed at blocking access to asylum for refugees at the border and would lead more asylum...
January 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the President Trump may sign executive orders impacting the United States’  torture, rendition, and detention programs, Human Rights First has issued...
January 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Trump Administration to refrain from issuing executive orders that would suspend the U.S. refugee resettlement program and end U.S....
January 23, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to the Senate’s confirmation of Rep. Mike Pompeo to serve as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Human Rights First’s Raha Wala has issued the...
January 19, 2017
Washington, D.C.—As President Obama prepares to leave office, Human Rights First today praised the transfer of four Guantanamo detainees today and urges the incoming...
January 18, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new brief outlining bias-motivated violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in El Salvador. The brief...
January 18, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today reiterated its calls for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to hire additional immigration judges and for Congress to support increased immigration court...

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