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 | 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...
Amicus Brief | June 30, 2002
Eleventh Circuit: Human Rights First filed an amicus brief in the case of Moise v Bulger with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The brief discusses the ways in which the U.S....
Amicus Brief | August 14, 2019
Amicus Brief | June 27, 2019
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The forced return policy is a violation of domestic and international law that rejects basic safeguards intended to prevent the return of refugees to danger. The United States has committed to ...
Amicus Brief | September 30, 2005
Fifth Circuit: Human Rights First, along with Amnesty International USA, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, the Asian American Justice Center, and Episcopal Migration Ministries filed an amicus...
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 | May 31, 2000
Board of Immigration Appeals: Human Rights First filed an amicus brief in Matter of Mkhizi, a case that was pending before the Board of Immigration Appeals. The brief addressed several issues...
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...