Topic: Asylum

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Apr 5, 2024

WATCH: Standing for Rights and Safety at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Apr 5, 2024

Learn more about current conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border and in the LAC region, solutions to address existing challenges, and how to help.

Apr 4, 2024

Asylum Backlog Presents Anguish, Uncertainty for Seekers

Apr 4, 2024

Vassidiki, an asylee from the Ivory Coast. | U.S. Asylum Backlog Presents Anguish, Uncertainty for Seekers | HIAS HIAS helps those who have fled persecution seek gain asylum in the U.S. But with a growing asylum backlog, many face long waits in legal limbo.

Feb 13, 2024

The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, Explained

Feb 13, 2024

The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, Explained "The Pact,"which responds to a decade of recurring crises at Europe’s borders, pose new risks.

Feb 13, 2024

Community Center in Israel Helps African Women Cope with War

Feb 13, 2024

Community Center in Israel Helps African Women Cope with War In partnership with HIAS Israel’s Emergency Response, JACC distributes food, children’s toys, clothing, diapers, and baby food to asylum seekers.

Feb 5, 2024

New Bill Would Trade Away Asylum Seekers’ Rights

Feb 5, 2024

Asylum seekers wait to be processed by the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing from Mexico at a makeshift camp next to the U.S. border wall. | New Supplemental Funding Bill Would Trade Away Asylum Seekers' Rights | HIAS The supplemental funding bill ties aid to Israel, Ukraine, and more to policies that would have disastrous, lasting effects on the U.S. asylum system.

Jan 8, 2024

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 2/2023 Released

Jan 8, 2024

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 2/2023 Released The new issue of the Greek Asylum Case Law Report released today provides excerpts from 70 decisions by administrative and civil courts, the Independent Appeals Committees and the Asylum Service and Reception and Identification Service, mainly issued in the second half of 2023.

Dec 28, 2023

Dispatch from Israel: Rebuilding Through Partnerships

Dec 28, 2023

Brightly colored crates of food and people moving in a warehouse A personal account from a HIAS staffer stationed in Israel after the terrorist attacks, where the emergency response team developed ways to work with local organizations to help some of the estimated 250,000 displaced Israelis. 

Dec 22, 2023

Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers

Dec 22, 2023

HIAS staff and volunteers pose with a pile of toys they have finished wrapping. The gifts were donated as part of a holiday toy drive for HIAS legal clients and their families at HIAS’ headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland on December 11, 2023. | Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers | HIAS Thanks to volunteers, staff members, and supporters, HIAS' legal clients will receive some extra holiday cheer this year.

Dec 21, 2023

Understanding New York’s Migrant “Crisis” — and How to Help

Dec 21, 2023

A bus, carrying the migrants from Texas, arrives in Port Authority bus station in New York. HIAS experts say New York isn't facing a "migration crisis", but a lack of coordination and resources. HIAS is helping new arrivals, and you can too.

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