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Letter | January 25, 2017
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(Published December 1, 2015) Dear Senator/Representative, We write to express our opposition to proposals that would effectively halt the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Resettling and assisting refugees benefits U.S. national security. Refugees are already very rigorously vetted. Accepting Refugees Helps the United States and Enhances National Security....
Issue Brief | January 20, 2017
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The prison at Guantanamo Bay, which now holds 41 detainees, is vastly more expensive to operate than the equivalent federal prisons. Indeed, it’s come to be called “the most expensive prison on...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Total Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Costs Cost of Guantanamo prison facility up to the end of 2015: $5.687 billion Cost for 2015: $445 million Not included in above costs: Cost...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Closing Guantánamo is a “national security imperative” according to the Department of Defense.  Guantánamo is a symbol of the failed war in Iraq, torture, and delayed justice for hundreds of men...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 550 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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The Basics Detainees: The first detainees arrived at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility on January 11, 2002. Since it opened, 780 detainees have been held there. The Bush Administration...
Video | January 20, 2017
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The Human Rights Summit brings together activists and leaders from government, business, the military, and faith communities to discuss today’s most pressing human rights problems and challenges...

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