Topic: Legal

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Feb 2, 2023

How an Innovative Pro Bono Program Helps Afghan Evacuees

Feb 2, 2023

How an Innovative Pro Bono Program Helps Afghan Evacuees For tens of thousands of Afghan evacuees, the clock is ticking to apply for asylum before their temporary status of humanitarian parole expires. By connecting evacuees with pro bono lawyers, the Pro Se+ project has helped many navigate this process more smoothly.

Jan 30, 2023

Impact of Scholarships to Student Immigrants “Humbling”

Jan 30, 2023

Impact of Scholarships to Student Immigrants “Humbling” HIAS Israel awarded 44 scholarships this year to student immigrants.  The winners came from Ethiopia, France, the United States, Argentina, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Ecuador. For many of the students, the $2,500 scholarship enables them to complete another year in school — whether college, graduate, or doctoral level.

Jan 26, 2023

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Fleeing Ukraine Face Significant Barriers to Protection in the EU, HIAS-R2P Report Finds

Jan 26, 2023

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Fleeing Ukraine Face Significant Barriers to Protection in the EU, HIAS-R2P Report Finds Thousands of non-Ukrainian refugees and asylum seekers who fled Ukraine following Russia’s invasion continue to face significant barriers to protection and integration across the European Union, according to new research from HIAS and its Ukrainian partner Right to Protection (R2P). 

Jan 19, 2023

New U.S. ‘Welcome Corps’ Builds on Private Resettlement Model

Jan 19, 2023

A Welcome Circle welcomes an Afghan family at the airport in Denver, Colorado Welcome Corps, the first U.S. government program supporting private refugee sponsorship in nearly 40 years, will allow Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world.

Jan 5, 2023

HIAS: Biden Plan for Cuban, Haitian, and Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Outrageously Inequitable

Jan 5, 2023

HIAS: Biden Plan for Cuban, Haitian, and Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Outrageously Inequitable HIAS assailed President Biden’s deeply flawed and outrageously inequitable plan to expand Title 42 border expulsions of asylum seekers and allow up to 30,000 people from Cuba, Haiti, and Nicaragua who have sponsors in the U.S. to enter the country temporarily as humanitarian parolees – but only if they fly to U.S. airports.

Dec 7, 2022

Celebrating 20 Years of Serving Refugees in Kenya 

Dec 7, 2022

Celebrating 20 Years of Serving Refugees in Kenya  Twenty years ago there was a critical gap in resettlement case processing for refugees who sought safety in Kenya after fleeing from discrimination and violence. Now HIAS Kenya has seen the number of staff grow from the initial 10 people to 127.

Nov 18, 2022

Is This the End of Title 42?

Nov 18, 2022

Is This the End of Title 42? Title 42, the public health order that was issued by the Trump administration at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that has stopped people from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border ever since, was blocked by a federal judge. Now what?

Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights

Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights As refugee advocates anxiously wait for the Supreme Court to determine the fate of the “Remain in Mexico” program, a spate of recent decisions have harmful implications for migrants, including those seeking asylum in the U.S.