Topic: Legal

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Jul 16, 2021

Help for Elderly Asylum Seekers in Israel Could Be on the Way

Jul 16, 2021

Help for Elderly Asylum Seekers in Israel Could Be on the Way HIAS Israel has filed a petition against the ministries of interior, health, and labor and social services on behalf of several elderly asylum seekers.

Mar 8, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 8, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

Oct 28, 2020

Arguments Heard in HIAS v. Trump Appeal

Oct 28, 2020

Arguments Heard in HIAS v. Trump Appeal HIAS argued in federal court on Oct. 27 that an injunction against President Trump's executive order giving states and local governments the power to block the resettlement of refugees should remain in effect.

Oct 5, 2020

Attorney General’s Decision Makes Matters Worse for Asylum Seekers

Oct 5, 2020

Attorney General’s Decision Makes Matters Worse for Asylum Seekers A policy from the U.S. Attorney General makes it harder for asylum seekers to win their cases.

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece When new regulations issued in Greece earlier this year suddenly hampered refugee agencies’ ability to help people seeking asylum, the HIAS Greece legal team knew they had to fight back.

Aug 3, 2020

Marking El Paso Shooting Anniversary, Continuing Work for Survivors

Aug 3, 2020

Marking El Paso Shooting Anniversary, Continuing Work for Survivors The mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart exactly one year ago was the deadliest act of terror against the Latino community in modern American history. HIAS continues to work on behalf of some of those directly affected by the murders.

May 26, 2020

Continuing the Hard Legal Work in a Time of Limbo

May 26, 2020

Continuing the Hard Legal Work in a Time of Limbo The U.S.-Mexico border is effectively closed and the asylum system has ground to a halt, but there is still plenty of work to do on behalf of asylum seekers.

May 11, 2020

U.S. Asylum System Grinds To a Halt During Pandemic

May 11, 2020

U.S. Asylum System Grinds To a Halt During Pandemic COVID-19 has pitched an already-backlogged asylum system into "a state of chaos."

May 5, 2020

A Global Perspective on the Modern Perils of Seeking Asylum

May 5, 2020

A Global Perspective on the Modern Perils of Seeking Asylum The international human rights system is fragile—HIAS will continue to represent, advocate, and litigate for something better and more rights-compliant.

May 5, 2020

Up Close and Personal at the U.S.-Mexico Border

May 5, 2020

Up Close and Personal at the U.S.-Mexico Border A volunteer who went on a HIAS delegation to the U.S.-Mexico border just before the pandemic recalls his work and the emotional impact of the trip.