A colaition of retired admirals and generals urges Congress to close Guantanamo by 2014 by voting for Rep. Adam Smith’s amendment #20 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R....
June 11, 2013
Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, urging him to take immediate action to shutter the Guantanamo Bay. McDonough had...
June 06, 2013
Twenty Members of Congress are urging Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa to reconsider his decision to postpone indefinitely the visit of United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Méndez...
June 03, 2013
The Association of Pro Bono Counsel urges the Senate enhance the ability of immigrants to access pro bono legal services as part of immigration reform. Download
May 08, 2013
Human Rights First joined faith-based and other groups of Refugee Council USA in a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee members opposing harmful amendments to asylum and refugee protections in the...
February 24, 2013
In a letter, Elisa Massimino urges Secretary Kerry to disrupt the deadly supply chains that fuel mass atrocities in Syria. Download
February 14, 2013
Twenty-eight of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals sent a letter to President Obama urging him to publicly support declassification of the Senate intelligence committee’s...
February 07, 2013
Coalition Letter to Congress Members: Recommendations on the U.S. Asylum System for Immigration Reform Legislation
Coalition letter to Congress members providing recommendations to reform the U.S. asylum system as part of immigration reform. Download
February 07, 2013
Letter To the Obama Administration from 80 organizations, 82 law professors, in support of recommendations on asylum for immigration reform. Download
January 24, 2013
Twelve of the nation’s most respected former interrogators sent a public letter to members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence urging them to question CIA Director Nominee John Brennan...