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February 03, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First welcomes introduction in the U.S. Senate of S. 93, the ‘‘Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Reauthorization Act,” which would strengthen and...
February 02, 2021
Urgent Action Still Needed to Transit Vulnerable People to Safety in the U.S. WASHINGTON - Human Rights First welcomed President Biden’s executive orders and announcement of steps toward restoring...
February 02, 2021
Human Rights First's Senior Advisor for Human Rights Accountability Vladimir Kara-Murza released the following statement in response to the Russian government’s sentencing of anti-corruption...
February 02, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First today announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors:  Jay Carney, Sarah Cleveland, Benedict Morelli, Nazanin Rafsanjani, and Mara Frankel...
January 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - Today marks the second anniversary of the Trump administration’s so-called “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico,” which forced thousands of people...
January 27, 2021
Washington, D.C.—Today, in a hearing before the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights, Human Rights First Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski outlined recommendations for...
January 22, 2021
WASHINGTON - Human Rights First, the National Immigration Law Center (“NILC”), and Sidley Austin LLP today filed an amicus curiae—friend of the court—brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case...
January 21, 2021
WASHINGTON – Tuesday’s Senate confirmation hearings strongly suggest that the Biden-Harris administration intends to move the United States government in positive new directions in terms of policy...
January 20, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First welcomed a legislative proposal from President Biden that would begin to repair the damage done to the U.S. immigration and refugee systems and called on Congress to...
January 20, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Today, President Joe Biden, in one of his first acts as president reversed the Trump administration’s ban on immigrants and refugees from Muslim-majority and select African countries....

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