Human Rights News

Press Release 02.23.21

Biden Administration Must Protect Mauritanians in the United States

WASHINGTON -- The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Mauritanian Network for Human Rights in the USA, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and 160 other civil and human rights groups today urged President Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas to immediately grant an 18-month Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Mauritania, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and significant human rights violations in the country.

Press Release 11.8.18

Trump Cannot Change Immigration Laws Through Executive Action

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice’s proposed changes to asylum regulations.

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