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December 04, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s decision by the Supreme Court to allow the Trump Administration to implement its executive order banning immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries, Human...
December 03, 2017
New York City-- In response to reports that the Trump Administration has withdrawn the United States from the United Nations Global Compact on Migration, Human Rights First's Eleanor Acer issued the...
November 29, 2017
New York City—In response to President Trump retweeting three unverified videos allegedly portraying Muslims involved in acts of violence from a known source of extremist content,...
November 28, 2017
Washington. D.C.—Human Rights First said that today’s conviction of Ahmed Abu Khattala of terrorism charges in connection with the 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, once again demonstrates...
November 21, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration's decision to end Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians, which will impact approximately 50,000 Haitian...
November 16, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded a number of measures in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that will enhance national security by strengthening protections for civilians...
November 16, 2017
Houston, TX-- Human Rights First today announced that it has received a grant from the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The funding will allow Human Rights First to provide case management...
November 14, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed disappointment in the Senate’s confirmation of Steven Bradbury to serve as general counsel in the Department of Transportation. Bradbury had a...
November 11, 2017
Washington, D.C.—To mark Veterans Day Veterans for American Ideals, a project of Human Rights First, today launched a new multimedia storytelling campaign titled, #WhatIFoughtFor....
November 08, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First applauds today’s bipartisan Senate effort to urge the Trump Administration to investigate the the alleged detention of dozens of LGBT...

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