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Hypocrisy in Action

Last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a letter to Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs denouncing Cuba’s torture and unjust imprisonment of human rights defender José Daniel Ferrer García. We applaud that statement, and urge supporters of human rights to join Amnesty International in calling on the Cuban government …

Kali Cohn Advocacy, News & Updates

What’s Happening in Immigration? Recent News Court rules Remain in Mexico is causing “extreme and irreversible harm,” but policy remains in effect On Friday, 2/28, a federal appeals court found the Administration’s Remain in Mexico (MPP) program invalid and held that asylum seekers awaiting their day in court cannot be …

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HRI Statement: Today Marks One Year of U.S.-Inflicted Human Rights Abuses on Asylum Seekers at the Southern Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 29, 2020Contact: Kali Cohn, kcohn@hrionline.org, 214-855-0520 x4338 DALLAS—Wednesday, January 29, 2020, marks one year since the Administration implemented its Remain in Mexico (MPP) policy. To date, over 800 cases of kidnappings and other violent attacks against people forced to awaiting their U.S. immigration hearings in Mexico have …