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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.

March 14, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s Senate vote terminating President Trump’s national emergency declaration to pay for a wall at the U.S. southern border, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley...
March 12, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the Trump Administration plans to close 21 international immigration offices, a move that will seriously undermine and permanently damage the U....
March 11, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on Congress to reject President Trump’s budget proposals, which target refugees and asylum seekers, and would drastically reduce...
January 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to the “End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act’’ under consideration in the Senate, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley released the following statement: The...