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Testimony | September 26, 2017
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At Human Rights First, our mission is to foster American global leadership on human rights. We believe that standing up for human rights is not only a moral obligation; it is also a vital national...
Factsheet | September 21, 2017
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Recent reports indicate that the Trump Administration plans to admit an all-time low number of refugees in the coming fiscal year. Furthermore, the White House is justifying this stunning abdication...
Letter | September 12, 2017
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Human Rights First urges Members of the House of Representatives to reject H.R. 3697, the “Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act,” introduced by Representative Comstock last week, as well as any...
| August 09, 2017
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July 31, 2017 Dear Senator,  We are a nonpartisan group of former national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and interrogation professionals. Our collective professional...
Factsheet | August 09, 2017
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Mr. Bradbury’s most prominent and consequential work was to justify unlawful torture and detainee abuse. Mr. Bradbury was acting head of the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel from...
Video | July 27, 2017
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People have been talking a lot about the need for a new AUMF. But what is an AUMF? This video answers that question and explains what should be included in a new AUMF to protect human rights....
Report | July 27, 2017
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The United States has long been a global leader in protecting and resettling persecuted refugees, and over the years has encouraged other countries to launch or expand...
Factsheet | July 26, 2017
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The provisions included in the Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 391) would severely undermine access to asylum in the United States. The bill would lead to the deportation of...