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November 18, 2015 New York City - In response to the news that President Obama intends to veto a proposed bill that would pause U.S. Resettlement of Syrian refugees, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the...
November 18, 2015 I don’t know about you, but over the last few days my social media feeds were a flurry of anti-refugee clickbait. And with more and more governors piling on to try to keep Syrian refugees out of...
November 18, 2015 New York City – Human Rights First today urged Congress to reject proposals to halt or pause U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees, including the American Safe Act, a bill that would immediately shut...
November 17, 2015 On the heels of the horrific attacks in Paris, far-right groups in France are already escalating their xenophobic rhetoric and mobilizing supporters to turn their anger against refugees and...
November 16, 2015 New York City – Human Rights First today praised President Obama for publicly reinforcing the U.S. commitment to providing protection to refugees fleeing violence and terrorism in...
November 12, 2015 New York City – Human Rights First today urged President Obama to commit to leading a comprehensive global initiative, in partnership with European and other states, to improve access to...
November 11, 2015 Washington, D.C.— Human Rights First today launched an initiative called Veterans for American Ideals, a new group focused on raising the voices of veterans to continue their service by...

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June 6, 2016

 

Vets for American Ideals, a project of Human Rights First, will host an event in honor of World Refugee Day to raise awareness of the millions of men, women, and children forced to flee their homes due to conflict.

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Letter | June 23, 2016
STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES ON AMERICA’S COMMITMENT TO REFUGEES The world today is gripped by the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Some sixty million people - half of them children - have fled...
Factsheet | June 16, 2016
Download Fact Sheet Two years ago on June 20, 2014—on World Refugee Day, ironically—the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to significantly increase its capacity to detain...
Transcription | June 15, 2016
As Prepared for Delivery Fried Frank LLP, Washington, D.C. Tuesday, June 14, 2016   Good afternoon.  Thank you so much, Eleanor, for that kind introduction.  I’ve been...
Report | April 19, 2016
In the Balance Backlogs Delay Protection in the U.S. Asylum and Immigration Court Systems Download the Report Executive Summary As the world faces the greatest refugee crisis since World...

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