Topic: Advocacy

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Jan 30, 2018

HIAS Calls for Greater Transparency on Additional Refugee Vetting Measures

Jan 30, 2018

HIAS Calls for Greater Transparency on Additional Refugee Vetting Measures HIAS Calls for Greater Transparency on Additional Refugee Vetting Measures Jan 30, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md.—On Monday, January 29, the Department of Homeland Security announced “additional security enhancements and recommendations to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.” The new measures follow the completion of a 90-day review of 11 “high-risk” countries identified […]

Jan 29, 2018

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets

Jan 29, 2018

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets A year after President Trump's first ban on refugees from entering the United States, activists in Washington, D.C. and New York City took to the streets to protest against discriminatory policies.

Jan 18, 2018

DACA: What’s at Stake and How You Can Get Involved

Jan 18, 2018

DACA: What’s at Stake and How You Can Get Involved Without Congressional action, those protected and affected by DACA will continue to live in fear.

Jan 9, 2018

Why Ending TPS for El Salvador is Wrong

Jan 9, 2018

Why Ending TPS for El Salvador is Wrong “These folks have, without a doubt, contributed to the success of the United States.”

Dec 27, 2017

Measuring Congressional Support for Refugees in 2017

Dec 27, 2017

Measuring Congressional Support for Refugees in 2017 With an administration intent on completely shutting refugee resettlement down, Congressional support for refugees is more important than ever.

Dec 4, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Quit the Global Migration Pact

Dec 4, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Quit the Global Migration Pact This weekend, the Trump Administration abruptly announced its decision to walk away from the Global Compact on Migration.

Dec 4, 2017

HIAS Statement on Trump Administration Withdrawal from Global Migration Pact

Dec 4, 2017

HIAS Statement on Trump Administration Withdrawal from Global Migration Pact HIAS Statement on Trump Administration Withdrawal from Global Migration Pact Dec 04, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md—The Trump Administration announced this weekend the end of the United States’ participation in The Global Compact on Migration, citing inconsistencies between U.S. immigration and refugee policies and provisions in the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants. The Declaration, […]

Nov 7, 2017

HIAS Denounces Termination of TPS for Nicaragua, Six Month Extension for Honduras

Nov 7, 2017

HIAS Denounces Termination of TPS for Nicaragua, Six Month Extension for Honduras HIAS Denounces Termination of TPS for Nicaragua, Six Month Extension for Honduras Nov 07, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—HIAS strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua. The administration was unable to decide on TPS for Honduras, resulting in a six month extension for nationals of that country. TPS is […]

Nov 6, 2017

HIAS Outraged by Reports of Temporary Protected Status Termination

Nov 6, 2017

HIAS Outraged by Reports of Temporary Protected Status Termination HIAS Outraged by Reports of Temporary Protected Status Termination Nov 06, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—In response to media reports that the State Department has determined that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) determination is no longer needed for nationals of El Salvador, Haití, Honduras, and Nicaragua, Mark Hetfield, president and CEO of HIAS, the global Jewish […]

Oct 31, 2017

The End of Temporary Protected Status?

Oct 31, 2017

The End of Temporary Protected Status? The Trump administration recently hinted that it is planning to phase out Temporary Protected Status, potentially affecting 330,000 individuals who have lived in the U.S. for years.

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