In a statement submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer urged Congress to seize the opportunity to renew America’s promise to refugees. Her statement urges...
February 12, 2013
February 04, 2013
Statement Submitted to Congress: "America’s Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws against Illegal Immigration" Hearing
In a statement submitted to the House Judiciary Committee, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer reminded Congress that part of immigration reform must address a key U.S. interest: protection for of...
October 18, 2012
In a Human Rights First testimony before the U.S. Helsinki Commission, Human Rights First’s Meg Roggensack detailed the broad scope of online safety challenges posed by repressive regimes and the...
September 27, 2012
A Joint Statement by Human Rights First and the Muslim Public Affairs Council Hate speech against Muslims must be taken seriously. Hate speech that intends to degrade, intimidate or incite...
September 18, 2012
In testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, Human Rights First’s Paul LeGendre urged the U.S. to use its wide arsenal of...
July 31, 2012
Testimony to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission: “Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report” Hearing
In testimony submitted to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley urged the U.S. government to publicly condemn abuses by the Bahrain government and call for...
April 30, 2012
Human Rights First's Duncan Breen testified before the U.S. State Deaprtment on how PRM can help improve the protection of refugees who face serious protection risks in their country of...
May 17, 2011
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, “Improving Efficiency and Ensuring Justice in the Immigration Court System
Statement submitted to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary urging the U.S. Government to reform the asylum system. Download
July 21, 2010
Human Rights First testimony about the Iraqi refugee crisis before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on July 22, 2010. Download
June 17, 2010
Testimony for hearing on "Are Private Security Contractors Performing Inherently Government Functions?" on June 18, 2010. Download