Topic: Legal

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Feb 3, 2022

PODCAST: Seeking Asylum in Israel

Feb 3, 2022

PODCAST: Seeking Asylum in Israel In the latest episode of Crossing Borders, the HIAS podcast, we learn about the complicated issue of asylum in Israel.

Feb 2, 2022

Stories from the Border: U.S. Policy Drives Unsafe Migration

Feb 2, 2022

Stories from the Border: U.S. Policy Drives Unsafe Migration Current U.S. asylum policies have exacerbated the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to experts speaking on the HIAS webinar: “Stories from the Border,” January 27.

Jan 13, 2022

Finally Some Good News for Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel

Jan 13, 2022

Finally Some Good News for Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel Asylum seekers in Israel don’t often receive good news, but now 2,445 Sudanese asylum seekers are being granted temporary residence status in 2022.

Sep 17, 2021

The Tragedy of “Remain in Mexico”

Sep 17, 2021

The Tragedy of “Remain in Mexico” For 70,000 people, the U.S. Supreme Court’s late August “Remain in Mexico” decision is a tragedy beyond their control.

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70 This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Refugee Convention of 1951, the international legal document which was intended to ensure solutions for refugees.

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.

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