Topic: Global Crisis

54 results

Sep 18, 2018

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered

Sep 18, 2018

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield about the Trump administration's newly proposed 30,000 cap on U.S. refugee admissions for the 2019 fiscal year.

Jun 22, 2018

For World Refugee Day, HIAS and Partners Spread Welcome

Jun 22, 2018

For World Refugee Day, HIAS and Partners Spread Welcome “Our shared immigrant and refugee experiences, and teachings to ‘welcoming the stranger,’ has helped to build this large and engaged constituency."

Jun 19, 2018

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions

Jun 19, 2018

New Record Number of Refugees Brings Urgent Need for Solutions Two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar, and Somalia.

Apr 13, 2018

Making Sense of the Decline in U.S. Refugee Admissions

Apr 13, 2018

Making Sense of the Decline in U.S. Refugee Admissions Refugee admissions to the United States continue to dwindle, down more than 70 percent from last year.

Dec 13, 2017

Transitioning to a Government-Run Refugee and Migrant Response in Greece

Dec 13, 2017

Transitioning to a Government-Run Refugee and Migrant Response in Greece Together with several humanitarian and legal aid operations in Greece, HIAS published a joint NGO roadmap for more fair and humane policies for refugees and asylum seekers.

Dec 4, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Quit the Global Migration Pact

Dec 4, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Quit the Global Migration Pact This weekend, the Trump Administration abruptly announced its decision to walk away from the Global Compact on Migration.

Oct 20, 2017

The U.S. Must Help Protect the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

Oct 20, 2017

The U.S. Must Help Protect the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar After Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda—after the Holocaust—how is it possible that we are again witnessing ethnic cleansing?

Oct 11, 2017

Why One California Lawyer Returned to Greece to Help Refugees

Oct 11, 2017

Why One California Lawyer Returned to Greece to Help Refugees “I had never met a Syrian, Iraqi or Afghan person before,” said Paula Kasler, a northern California-based lawyer.

Sep 28, 2017

Refugee Ceiling, Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Supreme Court

Sep 28, 2017

Refugee Ceiling, Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Supreme Court It’s been a busy few days for those fighting to keep America a welcoming country. Here's what you need to know and how you can take action.

Sep 27, 2017

HIAS Calls Trump Administration’s Refugee Ceiling Shameful

Sep 27, 2017

HIAS Calls Trump Administration’s Refugee Ceiling Shameful HIAS Calls Trump Administration’s Refugee Ceiling Shameful Sep 27, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, the Trump administration recommended a refugee resettlement ceiling for Fiscal Year 2018 of 45,000, the lowest number ever set by any president since the Refugee Act became law in 1980. “President Trump has betrayed America’s history and global leadership in providing safe […]