Topic: Asylum

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Jun 4, 2024

HIAS Decries Shutdown at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Jun 4, 2024

HIAS Decries Shutdown at the U.S.-Mexico Border HIAS decries the executive order introduced today by the Biden Administration, which would effectively seal the U.S.-Mexico border to people seeking safety.

May 7, 2024

Empowering Resilience in Israel During Wartime 

May 7, 2024

Empowering Resilience in Israel During Wartime  Since the October 7 attacks and subsequent war, HIAS Israel Emergency Response has supported the most vulnerable communities in Israel.

Apr 24, 2024

A Conversation with HIAS South Africa’s First Country Director

Apr 24, 2024

A Conversation with HIAS South Africa’s First Country Director HIAS South Africa’s first director Alana Pugh-Jones Baranov discusses her plan to work alongside the country's Jewish community.

Apr 16, 2024

What I Saw at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Apr 16, 2024

A delegation of Jewish clergy, led by HIAS and T'ruah, prepares to cross from Mexico into the United States in February 2024. | What I Saw at the U.S.-Mexico Border | HIAS Visiting the U.S.-Mexico border, Rabbi Lewis Kamrass saw the challenges asylum seekers must overcome — and the need for a moral response.

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.

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