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HRI Statement on Reduction of Immigration Backlog for Immigrant Survivors

On June 14, 2021, the Biden Administration announced a new policy intended to ease the tremendous harm of the immigration backlog on immigrant survivors of serious crime. The policy, which specifically affects immigrant survivors eligible for the U Visa, will authorize survivors to work while their applications await final approval. “We’re hopeful …

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72 Years of Human Rights Day; 20 Years of HRI

A LETTER FROM HRI’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BILL HOLSTON December 10 is Human Rights Day. It celebrates the day when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted.  The very first article is:   All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and …