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June 19, 2021
NEW YORK -- On World Refugee Day, Human Rights First urges U.S. leaders and lawmakers to restart asylum, uphold refugee law, and restore U.S. leadership in protecting the human rights of refugees:...
June 18, 2021
NEW YORK -- Today marks Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Human Rights First joins Americans across the country in celebrating Juneteenth and applauding U.S....
June 16, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First welcomed today’s decision by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to vacate rulings in Matter of A-B- and Matter of L-E-A-, a move that will help protect refugees...
June 15, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First welcomes the Biden administration’s announcement today of plans to expand the categories of persons who can petition to bring children to safety in the...
June 10, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First welcomes today’s launch of the Congressional Caucus against Foreign Corruption and Kleptocracy, a bipartisan effort to curb global corruption that undermines democracy...
June 10, 2021
Katzmann was a chief federal appeals judge and access to counsel advocate WASHINGTON -- Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and founder of Immigrant...
June 08, 2021
WASHINGTON -- As Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Mexican government leaders today, Human Rights First calls on the Biden administration to prioritize the restoration of asylum and the...
June 04, 2021
WASHINGTON -- A broad coalition of 70 humanitarian, 57 faith-based organizations and 15 veteran-led groups used a series of letters to call on the Biden administration to bring the...
June 02, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Following the Department of Homeland Security’s issuance of a memorandum yesterday formally ending the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), Human Rights First called on the Biden...
June 01, 2021
WASHINGTON - Today, Human Rights First and 16 partner organizations from seven countries published a letter calling on governments to act urgently to protect Afghan locally employed civilians (LECs)...

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