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October 13, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: With Somalia's October 1, 2015, ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the United States is currently...
October 13, 2015
Top News Guantanamo President Obama will soon decide whether to make good on his promise to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. The legislation contains...
October 09, 2015
By Timothy Meyers For thousands of refugees desperately fleeing conflict, violence, and lack of economic opportunities, Hungary has been a crucial and harrowing stopping point. Located at the “...
October 07, 2015
New York City – Human Right First today welcomed the introduction of an emergency supplemental appropriations bill in the Senate that would provide funding to support an increase in U.S....
October 05, 2015
Top News Guantanamo This week, the Senate will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, legislation that contains provisions that would make it difficult to...
October 01, 2015
Washington D.C. - Human Rights First today urged members of Congress to press the Obama Administration to lead a comprehensive global initiative in partnership with European and other...
September 30, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged Congress to find a long term solution to the mounting backlogs and delays caused by the underfunding of U.S. immigration courts. The call came in...

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Factsheet | December 10, 2015
Refugees to the United States are more stringently screened and vetted than any other group allowed to enter the country. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees first registers refugees,...
Report | December 09, 2015
This presentation contains results from two surveys: •2,023 American Adults   Conducted November 12-19, 2015 •2,016 American Adults  Conducted November 19-23, 2015 These surveys...
Issue Brief | December 04, 2015
Vetting, Security and Fraud Screening in Asylum Process In the aftermath of World War II, the United States was a leader in building an international system for the protection of refugees, to...
Factsheet | December 01, 2015
American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act Would Bring Resettlement of Iraqi and Syrian Refugees to a Standstill Bill Would Also Abandon Iraqis who worked with the United States H.R....

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