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February 27, 2015
Today the New York City Council’s Committee on Immigration held an oversight hearing on labor trafficking in the domestic worker industry. I testified on behalf of Human Rights First about ...
February 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the swift passage of the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015, a bill that would create a $1.5 billion fund to bolster law enforcement in...
February 24, 2015
Last week a jury in New Orleans awarded five victims of human trafficking $14 million from defendants Signal International LLC, New Orleans attorney Malvern C. Burnett, and a foreign labor recruiter...
February 23, 2015
Top News WAR POWERS On Thursday, the House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on President Obama’s proposed authorization for the use of military force (AUMF). Ahead of that hearing,...
February 23, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: By General Charles C. Krulak December 6, 2015 will mark 150 years since the ratification of the 13th Amendment formally abolished...
February 20, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
February 19, 2015
The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery in America, but its passage was no easy feat. The Senate passed it on April 8th, 1864, but the House of Representatives failed to...

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Testimony | February 27, 2015
Contact: Annick Febrey—(202) 888-7608—febreya@humanrightsfirst.org Testimony of Annick Febrey, Senior Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign Human Rights First New York City Council...
Video | February 26, 2015
  Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Former Chairman and CEO of Carlson, a global travel and hospitality company, speaks about the reality of 21st century slavery and its effect on business in the...
Letter | February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015 Senator Bob Corker  Chairman Senator Bob Menendez Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 446 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-...
Transcription | February 10, 2015
Elisa Massimino Keynote Address American Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting Center for Human Rights Annual Luncheon Houston, Texas February 9, 2015. Thank you so much for that kind introduction...