WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Trump’s Reported Comments on Haitian, Salvadoran Immigrants are an Affront to Human Dignity

The president of the United States has removed the legal immigration status of hundreds of thousands of young people and families who have lived here for decades. Now, he is on the verge of creating an international crisis with his intemperate statements.

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Our mission is to advance human rights and social justice in the Americas.

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Our staff are leading experts on Latin America

We help to create impact both in Washington and throughout the Americas.

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We partner with courageous people throughout the Americas to identify urgent human rights problems.

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We bring decades of expertise to analyze these problems and propose concrete policy solutions.

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We advance human rights by combining cutting-edge communications and advocacy strategies.

Impact

By changing policies we create lasting impact for human rights and social justice in the Americas.

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“For four decades, WOLA has stood by us—countless advocates throughout the region—as we seek justice and human rights.”

Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz, Former Attorney General of Guatemala

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Congressman George Miller

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“People want to know what WOLA thinks because WOLA’s exceptional staff not only have years of experience, but they also know how to work with Congress, which is a rare combination.”

Tim Rieser, Foreign Policy Aide to Senator Patrick Leahy

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