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August 26, 2021
WASHINGTON -- With at least 12 Americans and many more innocent Afghans killed today in two suicide bombings outside the main entrance to Kabul’s international airport, Michael Breen, President and...
August 25, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Last night the Supreme Court denied the government’s request for an emergency stay in Biden v. Texas, failing to block the Texas district court injunction forcing the government to...
August 24, 2021
Research from Human Rights First Shows Kidnappings and Attacks Against Asylum Seekers Continue to Mount NEW YORK – Asylum seekers face horrific danger at the U.S. southern border as the Biden...
August 24, 2021
The President’s arbitrary timetable harms allies, veterans, and human rights WASHINGTON -- In response to President Biden’s announcement today that the United States will withdraw from Afghanistan...
August 23, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First, the Southern Poverty Law Center, American Immigration Council, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies filed an amicus curiae -- a friend of the court -- brief...
August 19, 2021
WASHINGTON — Today, Human Rights First urged the Biden administration to take urgent action to protect allies, human rights defenders, women, and other at-risk evacuees at and in transit to the...
August 18, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First expressed its alarm and profound concern that the Biden administration is reportedly considering creating its own version of the notorious Trump administration policy...
August 18, 2021
WASHINGTON - Human Rights First welcomed some changes included in a proposed asylum rule posted today by the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice, but expressed concerns over aspects of...
August 16, 2021
WASHINGTON – In his remarks today, President Biden brazenly defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan absent a real plan to evacuate the Afghans who worked with American troops,...
August 16, 2021
Washington – As Afghans, U.S. military veterans, immigrant advocates and human rights defenders continue to wait for leadership from the White House, the United States is failing to keep its promise...

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