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Illegal Pushbacks by the United States of People Seeking Refugee Protection

February 1, 2021

Human Rights First’s Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants…

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“We Need Someone to See Us”: To Save Lives, the Biden Administration Should Quickly Restore Refugee Protection

January 13, 2021

Ana and Jorge, an Afro-Cuban couple, were kidnapped soon after U.S. border officers expelled them to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico in 2020. They’d crossed the border…

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For the Biden Administration, 10 Lessons from 10 Years of U.S. Mideast Policy

January 12, 2021

The Arab Spring uprisings began ten years ago, taking the U.S. government and most of the rest of the world by surprise. The Obama administration’s…

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The Flores Settlement and Family Incarceration: A Brief History and Next Steps

October 30, 2020

The Flores Settlement Agreement is a court settlement, in place for over two decades, that has set limits on the length of time and conditions…

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Public Comment Opposing Proposed Rules on Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020

Human Rights First submits this comment urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withdraw these proposed rules in their entirety. The…

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Amy Coney Barrett’s Troubling Record on Asylum and Immigration

October 20, 2020

By Julia Neusner, Rebecca Gendelman,

The Senate Judiciary hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett featured extensive exchanges on abortion rights, health care, and…

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Comment on Proposed Immigration Court Appellate Rules

September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020

Human Rights First submits these comments in response to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) Notice of…

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Human Rights First Urges Canada, U.K., to Join Global Magnitsky Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Responsible for Violating the Rights of Uyghurs

August 18, 2020

 

August 18, 2020

Dear Minister Champagne, Secretary Mnuchin, Secretary Pompeo, and Foreign Secretary Raab,

We, the 71 undersigned organizations dedicated to the promotion of…

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