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Amicus Brief | October 31, 2007
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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....
Amicus Brief | September 30, 2004
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Third Circuit: Human Rights First filed an amicus brief in the case of Arias v Ashcroft. This brief addresses the Board of Immigration Appeals’ holding that civilians who are extorted by terrorist...
Amicus Brief | September 30, 2001
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The brief addresses U.S. government breaches of confidentiality obligations with asylum claims. Two issues are considered – the need to preserve the integrity of the asylum application process by...
Amicus Brief | April 24, 2017
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As President George Washington wrote to a religious minority community containing many immigrants in 1790, “the Government of the United States . . . gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution...
Amicus Brief | August 31, 2002
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Third Circuit: Human Rights First along with the American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) filed an amicus brief in the case of Dia v Ashcroft. The brief addresses the constitutional and...
Amicus Brief | March 31, 2000
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Eleventh Circuit: Human Rights First, along with the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children and the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, filed an amicus brief in the case of Elian Gonzalez v...
Amicus Brief | February 24, 2016
Brief for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (“AACAP”) and the National Association of Social Workers (“NASW”) SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Immigration detention poses a severe...
Amicus Brief | August 31, 2009
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Human Rights First, along with other groups, submitted an amicus brief in support of a petition for certiorari in a case involving federal court jurisdiction to review decisions relating to the one-...

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