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News Releases

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

August 4, 2022

UUSC issues five-point plan for U.S. action on Burma

Burmese-American activist cites need for urgent action in the face of mounting atrocities

July 22, 2022

UUSC Applauds International Court of Justice’s Ruling Against Burma

Judgment is a step towards greater accountability for the Burmese military

June 30, 2022

Court Decision Could Finally End “Remain in Mexico”

UUSC Vice President describes Supreme Court ruling in Biden v. Texas as an important step forward but an incomplete protection of human rights.

June 24, 2022

SCOTUS Forced Birth Decision Violates Human Rights

UUSC responds to Supreme Court decision overturning U.S. abortion rights.

May 5, 2022

“A Roadmap to Eviscerate Rights”: UUSC Condemns Draft Supreme Court Opinion Dismantling Reproductive Rights, Calls for Revitalized Movement to Advance Reproductive Justice

April 1, 2022

An End to Title 42 is Long Overdue

UUSC responds to the CDC’s order revoking authority for Title 42 expulsions by May 23.

March 21, 2022

UUSC Responds to Biden Administration’s Official Determination of Genocide in Burma

This much-needed determination is a small step towards greater accountability for the Burmese military.

March 20, 2022

“Two Years of Title 42 is Two Years Too Many”

On the second anniversary of the Title 42 order, UUSC again calls on Biden to end the Trump-era policy and fully restore asylum access at U.S. borders.

March 14, 2022

Nearly 60 Faith-Based Organizations Tell Biden Administration: “Ukraine Isn’t the Only Nation in Need of Our Compassion”

United States has a “moral mandate” to ensure Haiti’s constitutional democracy is protected

March 10, 2022

Nearly 60 Faith-Based Organizations Tell Biden Administration: “Ukraine Isn’t the Only Nation in Need of Our Compassion”

United States has a “moral mandate” to ensure Haiti’s constitutional democracy is protected