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June 03, 2016 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced who will compete as part of a historic first-ever Olympic refugee team. The announcement, which came this morning, revealed the...
Public Radio International | June 03, 2016
June 02, 2016 New York City - Following an injunction from a Texas judge blocking the licensing of the family detention facility in Dilley as a childcare facility, Human Rights First today...
May 31, 2016 Top Items Guantanamo   Yesterday at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, proceedings began in a pre-trial hearing for accused 9/11 terrorist Khalid Sheikh...
May 27, 2016 In response to the Department of State’s Request for Public Comment on its Fiscal Year 2017 refugee resettlement program, Human Rights First has urged the government to resettle 100,000 Syrian...
May 26, 2016 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First urges members of the Senate to vote in favor of an amendment introduced today to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would continue the Afghan...


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September 9, 2016
Model Hearing Program

Representing Asylum Seekers in Immigration Court

Model Hearing Program

Friday, September 30, 2016


Asylum Law Training:

MLK, Jr. Federal Courthouse

Jury Assembly Room

50 Walnut Street

Newark, NJ


1:00-3:00 PM


Testimony | September 30, 2016
Download Over the last year Human Rights First has issued several reports on this country’s escalating detention of asylum seekers. As detailed in those reports, Human Rights First has found that...
Testimony | September 28, 2016
Download Statement for the Record of Emir Hadzic, Gunnery Sergeant, USMC (Ret.) Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest “Oversight of the...
Issue Brief | September 22, 2016
Download Brief In August 2016 Human Rights First visited the Irwin County Detention Center and the Stewart Detention Center in southern Georgia. The Stewart Detention Center, operated by...
Video | September 15, 2016

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