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February 05, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged senators to support the Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act, introduced by Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE), which would provide...
January 31, 2018
New York City—Human Rights First warned that changes announced today by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to process asylum applications in reverse order—with the newest claims...
January 31, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s State of the Union announcement that he signed an executive order to keep open the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay open, retired Major General...
January 30, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s State of the Union address in which he attacked the asylum and refugee systems, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley issued the following statement...
January 26, 2018
New York City—To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Human Rights First urges the U.S. government to deepen its efforts to combat antisemitism and other forms of...
January 26, 2018
New York City—Human Rights First today denounced the Trump Administration's immigration framework—billed as a "legislative fix" for protecting DACA recipients—as a shameful and dishonest ploy to hold...
January 26, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned President Trump’s reported decision to sign an executive order to keep open the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, a move that threatens the...
January 25, 2018
New York City—Human Rights First today welcomed reports that a Hungarian church had cancelled plans for a memorial mass honoring Hungarian leader and Nazi ally Miklos Horthy originally scheduled for...
January 25, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to raise with his Polish counterparts the government’s concerning efforts to undermine the...
January 23, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today calls on the Trump Administration to resume processing of refugees from 11 countries that had been subjected to the president’s 90-day refugee ban, which...

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