DHS Secretary Nielsen Meets with Immigration and Human Rights Groups for First Time, Reiterates Trump Administration’s Misinformation and Sidesteps Family Immigration Crisis

Washington D.C.—Today, leaders of several immigrant and human rights organizations were invited for the first time under the Trump administration to meet with Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.

In the midst of an ongoing crisis, where th…

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Bipartisan Senate Resolution on Chechnya Passes in Senate

Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praises the swift, bipartisan passage of Senate Resolution 211, a condemnation of the detention, torture, and murders of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya. The resolution, led by Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Ed Markey (D-MA), passed last night in a voice vote with strong bipartisan support. The resolution had a total of 46 cosponsors, including members from both sides of the aisle.

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