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The latest updates on our international and domestic human rights response, policy, and research.

February 20, 2019

115-Year-Old Cambridge, Mass. Building Wins LEED Platinum Certification

Nonprofit that calls the building home felt it important to make building environmentally friendly

December 7, 2018

Unitarian Universalist Faith Leaders to Join Action at the U.S.-Mexico Border

November 30, 2018

Ahead of COP24, International Human Rights Organization Calls for Urgent Action to Address Climate-Forced Displacement

November 12, 2018

Human rights group to Trump’s new executive rule: Let’s call a spade a spade. It’s an asylum ban.

October 30, 2018

Faith Leaders Voice Staunch Support for Asylum Seekers, Urge President to Uphold Protections for Vulnerable Families and Individuals

October 26, 2018

Trump Administration Threatens to Upend Decades of Human Rights Law, According to Rights Group

October 24, 2018

New Report Documents Human Rights Abuses in Honduras, Sheds Light on the Increase in Caravans through Central America

October 19, 2018

Human Rights Organization Condemns President Trump’s Latest Threats Against Asylum Seekers

A new caravan of an estimated 4,000 asylum seekers fleeing Honduras is now headed for the U.S. border; UUSC condemn's President Trump's attacks against Honduran migrants.

August 6, 2018

In Sacred Act of Solidarity, Faith Leaders Flood West Desert with 125 Gallons of Water on Remote Migrant Trails

July 17, 2018

New Report Warns of Stark Future for U.S. Immigration System Given Current Treatment of Asylum-Seekers

"Instead of diverting resources toward keeping migrants out of this country, we need to focus our energy and capital on ensuring that their civil liberties are protected and that we’re abiding by international law,” -- Rachel Gore Freed, vice president and chief program officer