Topic: Asylum

223 results

Oct 10, 2023

Five Ways Americans Can Welcome Refugees

Oct 10, 2023

Five Ways Americans Can Welcome Refugees With a record 110 million people forcibly displaced, it is vital that everyday Americans help refugees find welcome and safety in their communities.

Oct 2, 2023

HIAS: Asylum Seekers and Humanitarian Assistance Must Be Prioritized in Long-Term Government Funding

Oct 2, 2023

HIAS: Asylum Seekers and Humanitarian Assistance Must Be Prioritized in Long-Term Government Funding HIAS is relieved that Congress averted a shutdown of the federal government with the passage of a short-term funding bill Saturday night. At the same time, the organization continues to call on lawmakers to protect humanitarian assistance, and urges them not to compromise the rights of refugees or asylum seekers as they work to reach agreement on a final funding package. 

Sep 26, 2023

HIAS Launches Volunteer Program To Respond to Arrival of Migrants in New York City

Sep 26, 2023

HIAS Launches Volunteer Program To Respond to Arrival of Migrants in New York City HIAS has expanded its volunteer program for asylum seekers to meet the needs of the thousands of migrants arriving in New York City on state-sponsored buses.

Sep 21, 2023

HIAS Applauds Expansion of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans

Sep 21, 2023

HIAS Applauds Expansion of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans HIAS is applauding the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement of the extension and redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans in the United States.

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

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