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Feb 07, 2017, 06:23 ET Coptic Solidarity Makes Policy Recommendations to Reset US Policy Towards Egypt

President Trump has a golden opportunity to reset US relations with Egypt making human rights a high priority while simultaneously supporting...


Feb 06, 2017, 17:22 ET AJC Disappointed by Knesset Action Authorizing Illegal Settlement Outposts

AJC is deeply disappointed that the Knesset passed the Regulation Bill. The measure, adopted by a vote of 60-52, retroactively legalizes dozens of...


Feb 06, 2017, 11:04 ET Six Milbank Project Financings Awarded Deals of the Year by Project Finance International

Six project finance transactions handled by Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in 2016 were honored at Project Finance International's (PFI)...


Feb 06, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 6: Overseas Territories

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OVERSEAS TERRITORIES Profile America — Monday, February 6th. On...


Feb 05, 2017, 09:00 ET AJC Urges Israeli Lawmakers to Reject Bill Authorizing Illegal Settlement Outposts

AJC is calling on Israeli legislators to reject the Regulation Bill, a proposed measure that would legalize settlement outposts in the West Bank...


Feb 03, 2017, 17:43 ET OIAC Welcomes the Letter by 22 Bipartisan U.S. Senators to President Donald Trump

Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) welcomes the letter by 22 bipartisan U.S. Senators to President Donald Trump, demanding that...


Feb 03, 2017, 16:47 ET 2017 Welcomes a Promising New Chapter in Honduran-Chinese (Taiwan) Relations

This week marks another step forward in the relationship between Tegucigalpa and Taipei, as Honduras welcomes Chinese (Taiwan) President Tsai...


Feb 03, 2017, 15:06 ET Statement by LWR President & CEO Daniel Speckhard on Executive Order Suspending Refugee Resettlement and Halting Entry of Residents from Seven Predominantly Muslim Countries

The American people have a long history of responding with compassion to the cry of the poor and oppressed, particularly in times of war, disaster...


Feb 03, 2017, 13:44 ET AJC Applauds President Trump's Response to Iran Missile Test

AJC applauded the Trump Administration's quick and firm response to the latest illicit Iranian test of a ballistic missile. The UN Security Council...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:45 ET CAIR Welcomes FIBA's Move to Allow Religious Headgear

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a move by the...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:03 ET Will the U.S. take Australia's Unwanted Asylum Seekers?

A report from the Center for Immigration Studies covers the asylum seeker resettlement deal the Obama administration entered into with Australia,...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:00 ET The Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism Launches National Conversation with Inaugural Program Series

With the backdrop of the Holocaust as the most extreme example of anti-Semitism in the modern era, the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living...


Feb 02, 2017, 15:13 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Trump Immigration Ban Destabilizes Families, Workplaces

Amidst the chaos created by President Trump's executive-order immigration ban last weekend, several Outten & Golden LLP attorneys volunteered...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Southern EU Countries Summit Sends a Strong Message for Solidarity and Growth

The leaders of seven European countries including Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Malta reaffirmed their unity and common...


Feb 02, 2017, 07:00 ET Immigration Waivers-President Trump's Presidential Order Keeps Immigrants Off the Roads of America, according to Steven Riznyk

Steven Riznyk of MyImmigrationAttorney.com discusses how Presidential Order 13768 may affect immigrants and non-immigrants living in the United...


Feb 02, 2017, 04:17 ET Mercy Corps To Provide Urgent Relief To South Sudanese Refugees In Uganda

The global organization Mercy Corps is expanding its programs in northern Uganda to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of thousands of South...


Feb 02, 2017, 00:31 ET Asia Liberty Forum, Feb. 9-11, Challenges Region to Think Long-Term About Battle of Ideas

The Asia Liberty Forum #AsiaLF17, sponsored by Atlas Network with organizing host the Centre for Civil Society (CCS), is a gathering of the best...


Feb 02, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 2: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO Profile America — Thursday, February...


Feb 01, 2017, 13:20 ET ProfNet Experts Available on ISIS, Immigration Reform, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:47 ET Statement from ASH, AACR, AACI, ASTRO, ASPHO, and LUNGevity Foundation on the Administration's Executive Order on Immigration

As the world's leading organizations representing laboratory researchers, physician-scientists, clinicians, the nation's cancer centers, and...