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August 07, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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In a recent telephone call with Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Vice President Pence said: “The United States stands with the Venezuelan people, and we call for the full and...
August 04, 2017
Senior Researcher and Advocate, Refugee Protection
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Last week, the House Judiciary Committee marked up the Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 391), a severely anti-asylum law that would potentially change the asylum system in the...
August 04, 2017
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New data released last week revealed that criminal prosecutions for immigration-related offenses increased by 18 percent, rising for the second straight month since Attorney General Sessions...
August 03, 2017
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By Adam Nagy Passed on June 30, a new German hate speech law imposes heavy fines on social media companies that fail to swiftly remove prohibited content. Its proponents have lauded the bill as...
August 03, 2017
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By Rosalind Faulkner “Civilizational values.” In an op-ed published by The Hill on July 20, presidential assistant Sebastian Gorka hinges his argument for the efficacy of the Trump...
August 03, 2017
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By Charlotte Parker Gliserman This week, LGBT people and allies will gather in Kingston, Jamaica for the third-annual LGBT Pride Festival. The festival provides...
August 03, 2017
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By Rachel Risoleo On July 30, the United Nations recognized the fourth annual World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Initially designated in 2013 by the United Nations General Assembly,...
August 02, 2017
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By Andrea Gillespie If the Lost Boys of Sudan were seeking safety in the United States today, they would be out of luck. In 1999, the United States signaled its leadership in refugee protection...
August 02, 2017
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By Saadia H. Khan Six months into the Trump Administration, one of the most politically charged issues is “the ban.” On January 27, 2017, the president issued an executive order that barred the...
July 26, 2017
By Rachel Risoleo A company that has long evaded legal accusations of facilitating sex trafficking might finally be held accountable for its role in the trafficking industry. In an unrelated...

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