Fact Sheet

LGBT Community Under Attack in Egypt

November 17, 2017

LGBT Community Under Attack in Egypt

Since the beginning of September 2017, Egyptian authorities under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s rule have arrested dozens of lesbian,…

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Statement for the Record on the Authorization for the Use of Military Force

October 30, 2017

 

The recent deaths of 4 U.S. service members in Niger have prompted members of Congress to give renewed attention to the scope of war…

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ISIS AUMF Proposal Comparison Chart

October 25, 2017

Recently, there have been renewed calls for Congress to pass an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq…

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Bipartisan Support for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program

October 13, 2017

Bipartisan Support for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program

General Peter Chiarelli (Ret.). “They should be helped. They should be helped to get in to…

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Trump Administration Immigration Policy Priorities

October 12, 2017

On October 8, 2017, the Trump Administration released a set of “Immigration Policy Priorities,”—a list of demands to be included in legislation that would address…

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SUCCEED Act Statement for the Record

October 6, 2017

Human Rights First urges Senators to reject S.1852, the “Solution for Undocumented Children through Careers, Employment, Education and Defending our Nation Act” (SUCCEED ACT), introduced…

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Refugee Admissions and the Asylum Division Backlog

September 21, 2017

 

Recent reports indicate that the Trump Administration plans to admit an all-time low number of refugees in the coming fiscal year. Furthermore, the…

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Backgrounder: Steven G. Bradbury

August 9, 2017

Mr. Bradbury’s most prominent and consequential work was to justify unlawful torture and detainee abuse.

Mr. Bradbury was acting head of the Department of Justice’s…

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