Mar 03, 2015
On Tuesday March 3, the House Judiciary Committee will begin consideration of four proposed immigration reform bills. Included in the markup are H.R. 1148, The Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act, H.R. 1153 the Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015, and H.R.
Feb 11, 2015The SAFE Act, currently being considered by Congress, would make seeking asylum in the U.S. more difficult by expanding terrorism definitions and detention policies. Two other pieces of proposed legislation would undermine laws designed to identify and prevent human trafficking. On February 11, HIAS submitted a statement to the House Judiciary Committee, expressing opposition to these harmful legislative proposals.
Dec 08, 2014
Hanukkah is the celebration of miracles and light, but it is also a reminder of what it is to live life with different beliefs and practices than those around us. As we celebrate the festival of lights, we think of those who today are oppressed because of what they believe.
Dec 08, 2014We review our accomplishments protecting and assisting refugees in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States throughout 2014. Our support of refugees and host communities ensures successful integration and the ability for the people we’re helping to recover from their trauma and lead happy, productive lives.
The Linking Communities (TLC) Project: Creating Welcome for Refugees, now in its second year, is pleased to announce that it will fund six local projects in North Carolina.
The Linking Communities (TLC) Project: Creating Welcome for Refugees, now in its second year, is pleased to announce that it will fund three local projects in Texas.