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Featured Press Release | September 06, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today announced that its board of directors has chosen Michael Breen as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Breen, who...
September 06, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to leading Hungarian government officials unveiling a statue to a virulently antisemitic World War Two era political leader, Gyula Kornis, Human Rights First's ­­­­­­­Ira...
September 06, 2019
San Diego, California—Human Rights First today decried the U.S. government for its decision to appeal a court ruling granting asylum to the first individual returned to Mexico under the “Migrant...
September 06, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s remarks from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the role of unalienable rights in U.S. foreign policy, Human Rights First's Rob Berschinski issued the following...
September 06, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to a proposed new regulation that would eliminate requirements that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) decide on first-time applications for employment...
September 04, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to the diversion of $3.6 billion in funds from 127 military projects for construction of a wall on the U.S. southern border, Human Rights First’s Bishop Garrison issued...
August 29, 2019
Washington, D.C. - In response to a change in USCIS policy affecting the ability of children of some U.S. citizens and their families who are spending time abroad in...
August 29, 2019
New York City—Human Rights First today announced that it will honor the film The Report with the organization’s 2019 Sidney Lumet Award for Integrity in Entertainment. The Lumet Award will be...
August 27, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s transfer of funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for support of its disastrous and...
August 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s decision to indefinitely incarcerate refugee children and their families. In response to the rule that attempts to...
August 13, 2019
New York City—Human Rights First today announced that it will present its annual Marvin E. Frankel Award to the law firms of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Houston; Ballard Spahr LLP in...

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