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Factsheet | October 27, 2021
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The Trump administration trampled on U.S. refugee laws and treaties, illegally turning away people seeking humanitarian protection and spurring disorder and chaos along the U.S.-Mexico border. While...
Report | October 21, 2021
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Nine months after taking office, President Biden’s administration continues to embrace and defend, rather than end, the Trump administration’s “Title 42” policy, which misuses public health authority...
Letter | October 19, 2021
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Dear President Biden, Vice President Harris, Secretary Mayorkas, and Attorney General Garland:   The undersigned 73 legal services providers, law school clinics, and law firms, write to...
Letter | October 18, 2021
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Human Rights First submits these comments in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) (collectively the...
Factsheet, Report, Testimony | October 07, 2021
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Human Rights First and other human rights and immigration organizations and legal clinics submitted an emergency request for precautionary measures pursuant to Article 25 of the Rules of...
Factsheet | October 01, 2021
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On August 20, 2021, the Biden administration published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on asylum processes that would eliminate the life-saving protection of asylum office requests for...
Factsheet | September 30, 2021
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The one-year-filing deadline bar on asylum claims is a refugee ban. Enacted into law in 1996, the filing deadline bans asylum for any individual who did not apply for protection within one year of...
Amicus Brief | September 28, 2021
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The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) also known as the "Remain in Mexico" policy was a humanitarian catastrophe: asylum seekers were murdered, raped, kidnapped, extorted, and compelled to live...