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Factsheet | June 10, 2014
Human Trafficking: Defining the Phenomenon Human trafficking is a human rights violation that involves the practice of holding another person in compelled service by force, fraud, or coercion....
Opinions | June 05, 2014
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By Brian Dooley Boycott is an Irish word. At least its origins are in Ireland, from 1880 when tenant farmers in County Mayo withheld rent from land agent Captain Boycott. They refused to...
Factsheet | June 05, 2014
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During the past few years, the number of people arriving at the Southern U.S. border expressing a fear of return to their countries has been significantly increasing. To learn more about the increase...
Blueprint | June 05, 2014
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Over the last few years there has been a sharp increase in the number of asylum seekers detained in “expedited removal” along the U.S. southern border who have expressed a fear of return to their...
Infographic | June 05, 2014
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An overview of the U.S. asylum system. Download
Letter | June 03, 2014
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To the Senate Majority and Minority Leaders: We are a diverse coalition of leading NGOs and experts supporting U.S.-UN engagement to advance human rights. We write to urge a swift vote on the...
Video | May 30, 2014
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Teaser video for the panel addressing human trafficking at the 2013 Human Rights First Summit. 
Testimony | May 29, 2014
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Statement for the record of Eleanor Acer, Director, Refugee Protection, Human Rights First on  “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.” Submitted to the House...