This year the Trump Administration has engaged in an unprecedented assault on asylum seekers and refugees seeking protection at the southern border.
Factsheet | November 27, 2018
Report | May 13, 2020
Pandemic as Pretext: Trump Administration Exploits COVID-19, Expels Asylum Seekers and Children to Escalating Danger
The Trump Administration is exploiting the coronavirus crisis to pursue its long-held
Amicus Brief | October 31, 2007
U.S. Supreme Court: Human Rights First and leading legal scholars have submitted an amicus brief in a case involving the “particularly serious crime” bar that is currently pending before the U.S....
Testimony | September 18, 2007
Testimony by Human Rights First's Anwen Hughes to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law on September 19, 2007. Download
Opinions | May 16, 2007
Op-ed by Retired Marines Generals Charles C. Krulak and Joseph P. Hoar. Fear can be a strong motivator. It led Franklin Roosevelt to intern tens of thousands of innocent U.S. citizens...
Testimony | April 23, 2007
Testimony by Human Rights First's Anwen Hughes to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law on April 24, 2007. Download
Amicus Brief | December 31, 2006
Fifth Circuit: Human Rights First, along with Human Rights Watch, the Harvard Law School Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program and the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program’s International Human...
Amicus Brief | July 31, 2006
Board of Immigration Appeals: Human Rights First filed an amicus brief addressing whether an asylum seeker who was kidnapped by a terrorist organization and forced to pay the organization money for...
Amicus Brief | May 31, 2006
U.S. Supreme Court: Human Rights First filed an amicus brief in the case of Lopez v. Gonzales. This brief highlights the fact that the government’s position in the case would have been inconsistent...
Amicus Brief | February 28, 2006
Ninth Circuit: Human Rights First, along with Jubilee Campaign USA, the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, and Public Counsel filed an amicus brief...