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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...
June 25, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned President Trump’s attacks on the constitutional right of due process in comments he made concerning immigration policy. In response to...
June 24, 2018
New York City—In response to the Zero-Tolerance Prosecution and Family Reunification fact sheet issued by the Department of Homeland Security last night, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the...
June 20, 2018
New York City—In response to reports that President Trump signed an executive order that would indefinitely detain—rather than separate—families seeking protection at the southern border, Human...
June 20, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to a statement today from Sen. Marco Rubio that the United States should “#DetainandMaintain” families in indefinitely rather than separate them at the border, Human...
June 19, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new report documenting the Hungarian government’s ongoing efforts to undermine its judiciary, stifle civil society, and deepen ties to Russia....
June 19, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Today Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Keep Families Together Act, legislation that addresses the Trump Administration’s cruel policies that rips families apart at the border...
June 18, 2018
Washington, D.C.— Human Rights First today expressed deep disappointment over the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, the world’s...
June 14, 2018
New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration will build a tent city in Texas for migrant children separated from their parents, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer...
June 14, 2018
Houston, Texas—As the Trump Administration ramps up detention of refugees and migrants as part of its zero-tolerance policy, Human Rights First today released a new report analyzing the mental,...
June 11, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First condemned the decision issued today by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which aims to block many domestic violence survivors from asylum in the United States. In...

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