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March 30, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Today a group of 26 retired generals and admirals filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court case of Trump v. Hawaii, which challenges the administration’s...
March 30, 2018
New York City—As the United States approaches the end of the first half of its 2018 fiscal year, Human Rights First said that the Trump Administration’s resettlement of an abysmally low number of...
March 29, 2018
New York City—Human Rights First today condemned a policy shift by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that it will no longer generally release from detention pregnant women, including those...
March 20, 2018
Washington, D.C.—As the Trump Administration ramps up its attacks on refugees and asylum seekers and threatens to designate Mexico as a “safe third country,” Human Rights First and RYOT released...
March 15, 2018
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Human Rights First, and Covington & Burling LLP filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the Trump...
March 13, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s announcement that President Trump is nominating Gina Haspel to lead the CIA, Human Rights First’s Raha Wala issued the following statement: “During Gina...
March 08, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned a decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that casts doubt on the right of asylum seekers to an evidentiary hearing before immigration judges....
March 08, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today, urged President Trump to use congressionally-mandated reporting requirements as an opportunity to provide much-needed transparency on the United...
March 05, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to robustly implement sanctions in 2018 under the Global Magnitsky...
February 27, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In testimony today before the Congressional Progressive Caucus Peace and Security Task Force and House Liberty Caucus, Human Rights First’s Rita Siemion will urge members of Congress...

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