Topic: Legal

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Feb 6, 2024

Greece: Rule of Law Threatened

Feb 6, 2024

Greece: Rule of Law Threatened The European Commission should take immediate action to address the deterioration of media freedom and the rule of law in Greece and its impact on fundamental rights, 17 human rights and press freedom organizations said in a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Jan 23, 2024

Israeli Court Grants Sudanese Asylum Seekers Temporary Status

Jan 23, 2024

African refugees appear at a food distribution center in Israel. The ruling is a significant victory for the asylum seekers, many of whom survivors of trauma in both Sudan and Israel.

Jan 8, 2024

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 2/2023 Released

Jan 8, 2024

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 2/2023 Released The new issue of the Greek Asylum Case Law Report released today provides excerpts from 70 decisions by administrative and civil courts, the Independent Appeals Committees and the Asylum Service and Reception and Identification Service, mainly issued in the second half of 2023.

Dec 22, 2023

Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers

Dec 22, 2023

HIAS staff and volunteers pose with a pile of toys they have finished wrapping. The gifts were donated as part of a holiday toy drive for HIAS legal clients and their families at HIAS’ headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland on December 11, 2023. | Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers | HIAS Thanks to volunteers, staff members, and supporters, HIAS' legal clients will receive some extra holiday cheer this year.

Dec 22, 2023

The European Court of Human Rights Communicates Four Cases for Multiple Violations of the European Convention on Human Rights, Including the Suspension of Access to Asylum in March 2020

Dec 22, 2023

The European Court of Human Rights Communicates Four Cases for Multiple Violations of the European Convention on Human Rights, Including the Suspension of Access to Asylum in March 2020 On 27 November and on 18 December 2023 respectively, the European Court of Human Rights published its communication of HIAS Greece’s cases N.Y. v. Greece, B.G.Y. v. Greece and H.K. v. Greece, and K.A. and others v. Greece to the Greek Government.

Dec 21, 2023

Understanding New York’s Migrant “Crisis” — and How to Help

Dec 21, 2023

A bus, carrying the migrants from Texas, arrives in Port Authority bus station in New York. HIAS experts say New York isn't facing a "migration crisis", but a lack of coordination and resources. HIAS is helping new arrivals, and you can too.

Dec 10, 2023

Settlement with Families Separated at the Border a Critical First Step

Dec 10, 2023

Settlement with Families Separated at the Border a Critical First Step HIAS welcomes the approval of the federal government’s settlement with thousands of families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration in 2017 and 2018.

Dec 8, 2023

WATCH: Safeguarding Refugee Rights Through Legal Support

Dec 8, 2023

A HIAS legal client sits and talks with a client in this thumbnail for the video In this new video, you'll hear the stories of some of the over 200,000 displaced people HIAS assists each year through its legal support programs.

Nov 8, 2023

Congress Must Reject Anti-Asylum Measures in Budget Proposals

Nov 8, 2023

Congress Must Reject Anti-Asylum Measures in Budget Proposals As Congress continues its work ahead of the November 17th deadline to prevent a partial shutdown of the federal government, HIAS is sounding the alarm about anti-asylum proposals that would be damaging not only for the people seeking safety, but also for communities around the United States, and for the nation’s historic leadership role when it comes to welcoming refugees. 

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.

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