Helping Veterans Thrive: The Importance of Peer Support in Preventing Domestic Violent Extremism

Chairman Takano, Ranking Member Bost, and members of the committee: thank you for the opportunity to appear here today to discuss an urgent threat facing…

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U.S. Asylum and Border Policies Resulting in Human Rights Violations

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

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Examining the Court-Ordered Reimplementation of the Remain in Mexico Policy

March 2, 2022

Human Rights First thanks the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations for holding a…

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For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court

Statement for the Record of Human Rights First

U.S. House, Committee on the Judiciary

Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

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Michael Breen Testimony for Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission – March 24, 2021


In the hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Human Rights First President and CEO Michael Breen took stock…

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Hold Human Rights Abusers Accountable

Extremist Explorer

This tool provides researchers into extremist groups, individuals, and actions with a system that makes their work more efficient and collaborative. Extremist Explorer…

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Testimony of Rob Berschinski before EU Parliament: “A U.S. Perspective on the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime”

In a hearing before the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights, Human Rights First Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski outlined recommendations for Members…

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Statement for the Record of Human Rights First on Customs and Border Protection Oversight

U.S. Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearing on Customs and Border Protection Oversight

June 25, 2020

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