Civil and Human Rights Leaders Letter to President Biden on Haitian Expulsions

September 22, 2021

Dear President Biden,

As leaders of civil rights and human rights organizations, we write at an inflection point for your Administration’s commitment to a humane…

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Joint Letter to President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas & AG Garland on Title 42

September 17, 2021

Dear President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas, and Attorney General Garland:

In the wake of multiple federal court decisions holding that your administration’s policies are likely unlawful,…

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The Resurrection of Expedited Removal: Biden Administration Reverting to and Expanding Anti-Immigration Tactics

September 8, 2021

By Chloe Lowell, Human Rights First Intern


President Biden campaigned on a promise to reverse inhumane asylum policies, create fair processes, and welcome…

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Opportunities and Challenges in the Spread of Targeted “Magnitsky” Sanctions Programs

September 1, 2021

By Adam Keith & Keian Razipour

Over the past year, the number of governments able to use targeted sanctions programs to help hold human rights…

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Letter to the Biden Administration on MPP

August 31, 2021

We, the undersigned 108 organizations, are profoundly disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision on August 24 to refrain from blocking a U.S. District Court decision…

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Letter to President Biden on Expulsion Flights to Southern Mexico & Changes to Asylum Processing

August 13, 2021

Dear President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas, Ambassador Rice, and Advisor Sullivan:

We, the 95 undersigned organizations, write to express our profound disappointment at Secretary Mayorkas’s remarksyesterday…

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NGO Letter to Biden Administration Expressing Profound Disappointment in Continued Violations of Refugee Law

August 6, 2021

Dear President Biden:

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the Refugee Convention, our 178 faith-based, humanitarian, legal services, immigration, and human rights organizations…

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