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Factsheet | February 10, 2014
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Nearly three years since the onset of violence in Syria, more than 2.4 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries, many with little hope of returning in the near future. How the United States...
Infographic | April 01, 2014
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Human Rights First is concerned about the rising tide of legislation in Africa that criminalizes homosexuality or otherwise infringes on basic human rights but we are also inspired by the brave...
Report | September 20, 2018
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This report is offered jointly by Human Rights First and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies. Civil society leaders in Egypt are urging the U.S. government to continue to condition and...
Report | June 14, 2018
Download Key Findings: Many immigrants in Texas, including asylum seekers, remain in unnecessary, lengthy, and prolonged detention—sometimes for well over one year. Among those in prolonged...
Report | February 27, 2018
Every year, the U.S. government locks up hundreds of thousands of immigrants despite the existence of effective—and cost-effective—alternative-to-detention programs. Detention itself can be...
Video | December 17, 2014
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Testimony | May 24, 2016
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Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member, and Members of the Subcommittee: I want to thank you for inviting me here today to participate in this important hearing regarding the status of the detention...
Factsheet | April 29, 2019
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In 1996, Congress created an expedited removal process in which immigration officers may order the deportation of certain noncitizens charged as inadmissible without a full hearing. One component of...