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Jennifer Quigley

Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection

As Advocacy Strategist for Refugee Protection, Jennifer Quigley crafts and executes plans to persuade policy makers to adopt Human Rights First’s proposals to protect the rights of refugees. Prior to joining Human Rights First, Jennifer worked for the U.S. Campaign for Burma for nine years, most recently as President/Executive Director focusing on the promotion of human rights, refugees and democratic change in U.S. Burma policy. During her tenure, Jennifer has testified before Congress and been quoted in numerous print, tv and online news sources. Jennifer previously worked with the Women’s League of Burma and its thirteen member organizations on international advocacy and capacity building of women to advocate in international fora. Jennifer received an M.A. in Intercultural Management from the School for International Training and a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University.

June 20, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to a statement today from Sen. Marco Rubio that the United States should “#DetainandMaintain” families in indefinitely rather than separate them at the border, Human...
June 19, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Today Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Keep Families Together Act, legislation that addresses the Trump Administration’s cruel policies that rips families apart at the border...
May 25, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to the nomination of Ronald Mortensen to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, the senior-most American diplomat representing...
April 12, 2018
U.S.-Affiliated Iraqis and the Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Program The Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program was created for Iraqis who were employed in Iraq by or on behalf of the...