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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 27, 2018
New York City—In response to reports that a group of Republican lawmakers planned to travel to Russia and meet with senior Russia officials, Human Rights First Senior Vice President for Policy...
June 27, 2018
New York City—In response to last night’s preliminary injunction that all children separated from their parents by the Trump Administration must be reunited within 30 days, Human Rights First’s...
June 26, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s ruling that upheld the Trump Administration’s Muslim ban, Human Rights First’s Hardy Vieux issued the following statement:  It is...
June 25, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s reports that the Trump Administration has temporarily paused prosecutions of parents who enter the United States between official border points, Human Rights...
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...

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