Topic: Asylum

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Sep 6, 2018

WATCH: Melanie Nezer’s ELI Talk on Home and its Meaning

Sep 6, 2018

WATCH: Melanie Nezer’s ELI Talk on Home and its Meaning Watch Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Melanie Nezer's ELI Talk called “The Ground Beneath My Children’s Feet: Refugees and the Jewish Story."

Sep 4, 2018

WATCH: Witnesses at the Border

Sep 4, 2018

WATCH: Witnesses at the Border Last month, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations, led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seekers, and others. This new video follows the group as they bear witness.

Aug 30, 2018

A Little Help From a Lawyer Can Mean a Lot: Reflections From the Border

Aug 30, 2018

A Little Help From a Lawyer Can Mean a Lot: Reflections From the Border HIAS sent a legal delegation of volunteers, staff, attorneys, and translators to the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas.

Aug 22, 2018

Dear Real Person: Writing Letters to Detainees

Aug 22, 2018

Dear Real Person: Writing Letters to Detainees HIAS volunteers write letters to thousands of detainees.The letters remind detainees that they have not been forgotten.

Aug 7, 2018

At U.S.-Mexico Border, HIAS Examines Crisis Up Close

Aug 7, 2018

At U.S.-Mexico Border, HIAS Examines Crisis Up Close In July HIAS sent a team of legal and program experts to several areas along both sides of the the U.S.-Mexico border to determine how best to respond to the family separation and asylum crisis.

Aug 3, 2018

LISTEN: Asylum and Family Separation Briefing Call

Aug 3, 2018

LISTEN: Asylum and Family Separation Briefing Call Listen as HIAS experts discuss the current situation with separated parents and children and asylum seekers, what HIAS is doing, and how we can work together to fight back.

Jul 27, 2018

On Anniversary of Refugee Convention, HIAS Stands Committed to Welcome

Jul 27, 2018

On Anniversary of Refugee Convention, HIAS Stands Committed to Welcome This Saturday, July 28th, marks the 67th anniversary of the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention.

Jul 12, 2018

HIAS Statement on New Asylum Guidance

Jul 12, 2018

HIAS Statement on New Asylum Guidance HIAS Statement on New Asylum Guidance Jul 12, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md.—New guidance from the Department of Homeland Security will make it harder for people to assert their right to asylum. “This guidance, issued without following the process required of new regulations, violates longstanding international and U.S. law,” said Mark Hetfield, president and CEO of […]

Jul 9, 2018

Being an Immigration Attorney in the Age of Trump

Jul 9, 2018

Being an Immigration Attorney in the Age of Trump Demonstrating the power of creative, rebellious lawyering.

Jul 5, 2018

Rabbis Visit U.S./Mexico Border, Respond to Crisis

Jul 5, 2018

Rabbis Visit U.S./Mexico Border, Respond to Crisis The day before Americans celebrated their independence, HIAS helped lead a delegation of nearly 40 rabbis and community leaders to the U.S.-Mexico border, where people are seeking freedom.