Topic: Asylum

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Sep 3, 2023

HIAS Israel Statement on Protests at Eritrean Embassy Event

Sep 3, 2023

HIAS Israel Statement on Protests at Eritrean Embassy Event HIAS Israel is deeply pained by the violence and vandalism which erupted at the protest in South Tel Aviv Saturday and hopes for a speedy recovery for all those who were injured.

Aug 9, 2023

European Court of Human Rights Grants Interim Measures to Afghan Family in Legal Limbo

Aug 9, 2023

European Court of Human Rights Grants Interim Measures to Afghan Family in Legal Limbo HIAS Greece welcomes the Court's decision but expresses its deep concern for Greece's continuous rejection of asylum applications.

Jul 27, 2023

Beyond the Border: The Regional Effects of the U.S. Asylum Ban

Jul 27, 2023

Migrants, most from Haiti, prepare to depart a base camp towards the infamous Darien Gap while on their journey towards the United States on October 07, 2021 at Las Tekas, Colombia. | Beyond the Border: The Regional Effects of the U.S. Asylum Ban | HIAS The Biden administration’s asylum ban has had a profound impact not only at the U.S.-Mexico border but throughout the entire Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, where HIAS operates over 70 field offices across 11 countries.

Jul 25, 2023

HIAS Praises Federal Judge’s Ruling on Asylum Restrictions

Jul 25, 2023

HIAS Praises Federal Judge’s Ruling on Asylum Restrictions HIAS welcomes today’s decision from a federal judge in San Francisco vacating the Biden administration’s “asylum ban.” 

Jul 24, 2023

Explainer: Israel’s Harmful New Legislation

Jul 24, 2023

Protesters demonstrate against changes to Israel's Reasonableness|Doctrine The Knesset's passage of a new law curtailing the Reasonableness Doctrine could have a detrimental effect on the protection of human rights

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Calls for Enhanced Coordination on Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean 

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Calls for Enhanced Coordination on Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean  In an intervention delivered on Wednesday at a gathering of human rights leaders in the Western Hemisphere, Cristina Garcia, HIAS’ Senior Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean region, called for enhanced coordination and cooperation in addressing forced displacement challenges. 

Jul 5, 2023

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 1/2023 Released

Jul 5, 2023

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 1/2023 Released The new issue of the Greek Asylum Case Law Report released today provides excerpts from 99 decisions by administrative, civil and criminal courts, the Independent Appeals Committees and the Asylum Service, exclusively issued in the first half of 2023.

Jun 14, 2023

UNHCR: Forced Displacement Grew 21% in 2022, Now 110 Million Worldwide

Jun 14, 2023

people looking down, boarding blue train with yellow stripe Ahead of World Refugee Day, the United Nations’ refugee agency announced the greatest number of forcibly displaced people ever recorded. The UNHCR Global Trends report shows 108.4 million people at the end of 2022 were forcibly displaced worldwide, but recent fighting, especially in Sudan, has pushed the global total to an estimated 110 million as of May 2023.

May 23, 2023

Hetfield Calls for Immigration Reform at U.S. House Hearing

May 23, 2023

In a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security and Enforcement on Tuesday, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield said that comprehensive immigration reform is the only way to respect the rights of asylum seekers by creating safe, orderly and humane processes, while also meeting demands for border security.

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