Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Refugee Protection Act

Human Rights First commends the Senate Judiciary Committee for holding a hearing on May 19 to shine a light on the need to improve the U.S. asylum and refugee resettlement systems. Human Rights First is joined by 88 faith-based, human rights and other groups, as well as 99 experts and others, in supporting the Refugee Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3113). The bill would repair many of the most severe problems in the U.S. asylum and refugee systems and strengthen the U.S. commitment to providing refuge to victims of religious, political, ethnic and other forms of persecution. Read our press release on the May 19 hearing. Read Human Rights First’s written testimony submitted for the record Read the letter submitted by Human Rights First and 88 other groups for the hearing. Read our two-pager on the Refugee Protection Act, and the bill itself. Urge your Senators to co-sponsor the Refugee Protection Act


Published on May 19, 2010


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