Topic: Legal

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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.

May 23, 2023

Greece Election: How Will the Results Affect Refugees?

May 23, 2023

refugees crowded on a boat HIAS Greece Country Director Vassilis Kerasiotis discusses the potential impact of Kyriakos Mitsotakis' victory on refugees and HIAS’ work in the country.

May 23, 2023

HIAS CEO Hetfield Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Before House Judiciary Committee

May 23, 2023

HIAS CEO Hetfield Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Before House Judiciary Committee Statement of HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield after testifying before the House Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security and Enforcement

May 8, 2023

HIAS Opposes Secure the Border Act of 2023

May 8, 2023

HIAS Opposes Secure the Border Act of 2023 HIAS is calling on the House of Representatives to reject H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act of 2023, which lawmakers are expected to debate and vote on this week.

May 1, 2023

Memorial Fund Benefits Legal Programs for Displaced People in U.S.

May 1, 2023

Terry Dudnick Taffer holds her grandson, Henry Taffer. | New Memorial Fund Supports HIAS' Legal Work in the U.S. The Terry Dudnick Taffer Memorial Fund, established by the family of Terry Taffer a year after her unexpected passing, will benefit HIAS’ legal protection programs in the United States.

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