Topic: Advocacy

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May 24, 2023

Jewish Californians Gather to Advocate for Refugees 

May 24, 2023

Attendees make their way to advocacy meetings during JPAC Capitol Summit in Sacramento, California on May 10, 2023. | Jewish Californians Gather to Advocate for Refugees | HIAS In mid-May, over 300 activist leaders from across California convened at JPAC Capitol Summit to advocate on issues of concern to their communities. Extending case management for refugees, a goal aligned with Jewish history and values, was one of the summit’s major priorities.

May 23, 2023

Greece Election: How Will the Results Affect Refugees?

May 23, 2023

refugees crowded on a boat HIAS Greece Country Director Vassilis Kerasiotis discusses the potential impact of Kyriakos Mitsotakis' victory on refugees and HIAS’ work in the country.

May 17, 2023

HIAS Launches Center for Refugee Policy

May 17, 2023

HIAS Launches Center for Refugee Policy HIAS, the global Jewish humanitarian organization that provides critical services to refugees around the world, today launched the HIAS Center for Refugee Policy.

May 17, 2023

Introducing the HIAS Center for Refugee Policy 

May 17, 2023

Behind a dirty window, a woman waits in a bus in Przemysl, Poland for the onward journey at the Medyka border crossing just over the Ukrainian border on the Polish side. | HIAS Center for Refugee Policy As the rate of global displacement continues to climb, HIAS is launching the Center for Refugee Policy to leverage over a century's experience working with displaced people and create an intellectual hub for research and policy analysis. We sat down Guillermo Cantor, the center's director, to learn more.

May 10, 2023

The End of Title 42: Five Key Takeaways

May 10, 2023

Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States wait in line as they are processed by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the early morning hours after crossing into Arizona from Mexico on May 10, 2023 in Yuma, Arizona. | The End of Title 42: Five Key Takeaways | HIAS In preparation the end of Title 42 enforcement on May 11, the Biden Administration has announced policies restricting asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border while committing to facilitate and expand resettlement for displaced people from the Western Hemisphere.

Apr 5, 2023

Art Installation Addresses Gender-Based Violence in Aruba

Apr 5, 2023

Art Installation Addresses Gender-Based Violence in Aruba An exhibition of Keren Yehezkeli Goldstein's She's Gone also helped bring about an expanded role for HIAS with the government of Aruba.

Mar 29, 2023

London Community Gathers to Celebrate HIAS+JCORE Launch

Mar 29, 2023

London Community Gathers to Celebrate HIAS+JCORE Launch Leaders of the Jewish community and guests gathered to celebrate the coming together of HIAS and JCORE (the Jewish Council for Racial Equality) to form a new entity which will lead the Jewish response on issues of asylum, refugees, and racial equality in the United Kingdom.

Mar 28, 2023

Deadly Fire Puts Spotlight on U.S.-Mexico Border Concerns

Mar 28, 2023

Woman cries next to an ambulance in which her husband, who was injured in a fire, is being transported following a fire at the immigration station in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico | Deadly Fire in Mexican Migrant Center At least 39 people died and dozens were injured Monday night in a fire at the National Migration Institute in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, an area where HIAS is active in assisting asylum seekers.

Mar 28, 2023

HIAS Mourns Loss of Life in Ciudad Juárez Migration Center Fire

Mar 28, 2023

HIAS Mourns Loss of Life in Ciudad Juárez Migration Center Fire HIAS is mourning the loss of life in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico as news continues to develop about the fire at the National Migration Institute. 

Mar 27, 2023

Over 5,000 Asylum Ban Comments Submitted by Outraged HIAS Supporters

Mar 27, 2023

HIAS staffers attend a Washington rally calling on the Biden administration to withdraw proposed asylum restrictions on March 16, 2023. | Asylum Ban Comments From HIAS Supporters at Over 5,000 - HIAS.org As the public comment period draws to a close today on the Biden administration’s proposed asylum ban, HIAS has seen an unprecedented response from members of our community. Our supporters have submitted more than 5,000 comments to the federal register calling on the administration to withdraw these proposals, which would leave asylum seekers in vulnerable and potentially deadly situations at the border and straying away from his initial campaign promises.  

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