Topic: Legal

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Mar 27, 2020

HIAS’ Pro Bono Program Adapts to Life With COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

HIAS’ Pro Bono Program Adapts to Life With COVID-19 Thanks to the generosity of our pro bono attorneys and our resilient staff in our HIAS office in Mexico, we continue to serve clients remotely.

Feb 19, 2020

Helping Asylees Access Benefits: AsyleeOutreach.org

Feb 19, 2020

Helping Asylees Access Benefits: AsyleeOutreach.org HIAS' Asylee Outreach Program's new website, asyleeoutreach.org, offers information on asylee benefits in both English and Spanish.

Jan 16, 2020

Laptops and Lawyers Can Help Asylum Seekers in Mexico

Jan 16, 2020

Laptops and Lawyers Can Help Asylum Seekers in Mexico HIAS joined a pilot program to help asylum seekers find and work with U.S.-based lawyers via teleconferencing in Ciudad Juárez.

Jan 8, 2020

HIAS, Refugee Agencies, Argue Against Trump Executive Order

Jan 8, 2020

HIAS, Refugee Agencies, Argue Against Trump Executive Order Oral arguments were heard in HIAS v. Trump, as the executive order allowing state and local officials to stop refugees from being resettled in their jurisdictions was challenged in court.

Nov 22, 2019

HIAS, Refugee Agencies Sue Pres. Trump Over Executive Order

Nov 22, 2019

HIAS, Refugee Agencies Sue Pres. Trump Over Executive Order HIAS, together with two other refugee resettlement agencies, are taking President Trump to court over his recent executive order giving state and local officials authority to block refugee resettlement in their jurisdictions.

Oct 11, 2019

“There is No Normal” at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Oct 11, 2019

“There is No Normal” at the U.S.-Mexico Border At an immigration law and policy conference, telling the hard truth about the current situation at the US-Mexico border.

May 21, 2019

On Their Own Time, Lawyers Helping at the Border

May 21, 2019

On Their Own Time, Lawyers Helping at the Border HIAS-led delegations of pro bono attorneys travel to the border to provide additional legal services and build on the work being done by the HIAS Border Fellows

Nov 30, 2018

HIAS Border Fellow Helping Right Where the Need is Great

Nov 30, 2018

HIAS Border Fellow Helping Right Where the Need is Great Luis Gonzalez is the new HIAS Border Fellow at Jewish Family Service in San Diego.

May 2, 2018

At Community Hearing in Maryland, Activists Speak Out for Immigrants

May 2, 2018

At Community Hearing in Maryland, Activists Speak Out for Immigrants The intense national debate surrounding immigration is playing out in local communities across the country, including this week in Maryland.

Apr 24, 2018

HIAS Statement on Muslim Ban Supreme Court Hearing

Apr 24, 2018

HIAS Statement on Muslim Ban Supreme Court Hearing HIAS Statement on Muslim Ban Supreme Court Hearing Apr 24, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, the case challenging the most recent iteration of the administration’s travel ban. The September 2017 executive order restricts the entry into the United States for nationals of a specific […]