Human Rights First Praises Senators for Introducing Bill Strengthening U.S. Commitment to Refugees

Thirty years after the signing of the landmark Refugee Act of 1980, Senators introduced the Refugee Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3113), legislation repairing many of the most severe problems in the U.S. refugee and asylum systems. The introduction of the Refugee Protection Act of 2010 coincides with the commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, the bipartisan bill that affirmed the U.S. commitment to providing refuge to victims of religious, political, ethnic and other forms of persecution. Read Human Rights First’s press release. Take action. Watch our 30th Anniversary video. View a flow chart of How Refugees Get to the U.S. Read Senator Leahy’s Statement Read the Refugee Protection Act of 2010. Read HRF’s two-pager on the bill.


Published on March 17, 2010


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