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July 06, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post Last week, in a rare public interview, Michael Leiter, the nation’s counterterrorism chief, acknowledged that the government’s drone and targeted killing...
July 02, 2010
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On Tuesday, we issued a statement about Google’s new configuration of its Chinese search service. The statement reflected a concern that Google’s shift from an auto redirect procedure to a pageview...
July 02, 2010
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The Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act of 2009 is Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives On February 26, 2009, Rep. Roybal-Allard (D-34th/CA) introduced the Immigration...
July 02, 2010
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House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee Holds a Hearing on "Health Services for Detainees in U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Custody" On March 3, 2009, the House...
July 02, 2010
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Human Rights First's Lifeline for Iraqi Refugees Issued a Progress Report, "Promises to the Persecuted: The Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act of 2008" On April 28th, Human Rights First issued a new...
July 02, 2010
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John Morton Confirmed  as ICE Assistant Secretary On May 12, 2009, the Senate confirmed John Morton as the Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the U.S....
July 02, 2010
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"The St. Louis Refugee Ship Blues" by Art Spiegelman On June 21st, The Washington Post printed a visual commentary entitled, "The St. Louis Refugee Ship Blues," by Art Spiegelman. In this...
July 02, 2010
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The Protect Citizens and Residents from Unlawful Detention Act On July 30th, Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Edward Kennedy (D-MA), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the “Protect...
July 02, 2010
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Human Rights First Remembers Senator Edward M. Kennedy, a Lifelong Champion for Human Rights As Human Rights First mourns the passing of our cherished friend Senator Ted Kennedy, the Refugee...
July 02, 2010
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Petition for Cert Filed in Asylum Filing Deadline Case The American Civil Liberties Union, the National Immigrant Justice Center and the law firm of Enow & Associates submitted a petition...

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