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June 24, 2021
WASHINGTON – As the U.S. quickly approaches the formal withdrawal date from Afghanistan, today, Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), Afghan allies who served with U.S. forces, and veterans of the conflicts in...
June 23, 2021
WASHINGTON – After recent reports that the Egyptian government was complicit in the October 2018 murder of Saudi Arabian journalist and American permanent resident Jamal Khashoggi, and that a U.S.-...
June 22, 2021
More Needed to Protect Asylum Seekers Subjected to the Illegal Policy WASHINGTON -- Today, the Biden administration indicated it would take additional steps that would bring to safety additional...
June 22, 2021
 Without renewal, the powerful sanctions mechanism will expire in 2022.   WASHINGTON -- In anticipation of an upcoming vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Global...
June 19, 2021
NEW YORK -- On World Refugee Day, Human Rights First urges U.S. leaders and lawmakers to restart asylum, uphold refugee law, and restore U.S. leadership in protecting the human rights of refugees:...
June 18, 2021
NEW YORK -- Today marks Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Human Rights First joins Americans across the country in celebrating Juneteenth and applauding U.S....
June 16, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First welcomed today’s decision by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to vacate rulings in Matter of A-B- and Matter of L-E-A-, a move that will help protect refugees...
June 15, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First welcomes the Biden administration’s announcement today of plans to expand the categories of persons who can petition to bring children to safety in the...
June 10, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First welcomes today’s launch of the Congressional Caucus against Foreign Corruption and Kleptocracy, a bipartisan effort to curb global corruption that undermines democracy...
June 10, 2021
Katzmann was a chief federal appeals judge and access to counsel advocate WASHINGTON -- Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and founder of Immigrant...

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