Tagged: Asylum

133 results

Nov 22, 2022

A First Thanksgiving for Refugees in Pennsylvania

Nov 22, 2022

A First Thanksgiving for Refugees in Pennsylvania Newly-arrived refugees experience their first Thanksgiving celebrations, thanks to events held by HIAS resettlement partners HIAS Pennsylvania and JFCS Pittsburgh.

Nov 18, 2022

Is This the End of Title 42?

Nov 18, 2022

Is This the End of Title 42? Title 42, the public health order that was issued by the Trump administration at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that has stopped people from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border ever since, was blocked by a federal judge. Now what?

Oct 03, 2022

What To Know About the Migrant Buses — and HIAS’ Response

Oct 03, 2022

What To Know About the Migrant Buses — and HIAS’ Response Since April 2022, tens of thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have been sent from Texas and Arizona to Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago, and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. HIAS staff involved in the local and national response explain the situation and what HIAS is doing to help.

Sep 22, 2022

Why Advocacy Must Advance on Multiple Fronts

Sep 22, 2022

Why Advocacy Must Advance on Multiple Fronts This summer, HIAS’ grassroots advocacy sought to influence the upcoming U.S. refugee admissions goal and priorities for the 2023 fiscal year.

Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights

Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights As refugee advocates anxiously wait for the Supreme Court to determine the fate of the “Remain in Mexico” program, a spate of recent decisions have harmful implications for migrants, including those seeking asylum in the U.S.

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica For several years the number of asylum applications in Costa Rica has increased dramatically.

May 31, 2022

CEO Mark Hetfield Reflects on Visit to U.S.-Mexico Border

May 31, 2022

CEO Mark Hetfield Reflects on Visit to U.S.-Mexico Border In a short video interview, HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield reflects on his recent visit to Mexico, how Title 42 affects the U.S. asylum system, and what HIAS is doing in Mexico to help asylum seekers.

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42 Ana and James, asylum seekers from Mexico and Haiti, fled to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of safety. Forced to remain in the most dangerous areas of Mexico under Title 42, both found danger and violence instead.

Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help

Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help Nuria and her siblings were violently mistreated but they got a referral to a HIAS Kenya office and got the support they needed.

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP At a rally outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments took place on whether the Biden administration can end the MPP policy, activists called for the termination of the cruel program.