Topic: Legal

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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.

Sep 5, 2023

Eritrean Asylum Seekers Face “Instability and Uncertainty” in Israel

Sep 5, 2023

Following weekend clashes between Eritrean asylum seekers and the police, HIAS Israel Country Director Sivan Carmel appeared on CNN to provide context for and discuss the implications of the event.

Sep 1, 2023

HIAS Statement on Amicus Brief Seeking Due Process for Immigrants in Removal Proceedings

Sep 1, 2023

HIAS Statement on Amicus Brief Seeking Due Process for Immigrants in Removal Proceedings HIAS has been joined by 11 other immigration legal services organizations around the country in submitting an amicus brief to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), advocating for due process protections on behalf of noncitizens facing deportation. 

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 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.” 

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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