Topic: Legal

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Sep 28, 2017

Refugee Ceiling, Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Supreme Court

Sep 28, 2017

Refugee Ceiling, Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Supreme Court It’s been a busy few days for those fighting to keep America a welcoming country. Here's what you need to know and how you can take action.

Sep 25, 2017

HIAS Responds to Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions

Sep 25, 2017

HIAS Responds to Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions HIAS Responds to Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions Sep 25, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—In response to the Trump administration’s new travel restrictions released on Sunday, September 24, Mark Hetfield, president and CEO of HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, issued the following statement: “These restrictions reflect the arbitrary and discriminatory approach this […]

Sep 8, 2017

HIAS Welcomes Ninth Circuit Court Ruling Narrowing Travel Ban Restrictions

Sep 8, 2017

HIAS Welcomes Ninth Circuit Court Ruling Narrowing Travel Ban Restrictions HIAS Welcomes Ninth Circuit Court Ruling Narrowing Travel Ban Restrictions Sep 08, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Today, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that grandparents, aunts, uncles and other extended family members of refugees would be exempt from the travel ban imposed by President Trump’s executive orders earlier this year. The court […]

Aug 29, 2017

Ninth Circuit on Grandma Ban: “What Universe Does That Come From?”

Aug 29, 2017

Ninth Circuit on Grandma Ban: “What Universe Does That Come From?” Litigation against the refugee ban continued this week, just over a month ahead of the October 10 arguments scheduled before the United States Supreme Court.

Jul 19, 2017

HIAS Statement on Supreme Court Order

Jul 19, 2017

HIAS Statement on Supreme Court Order HIAS Statement on Supreme Court Order Jul 19, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Trump administration's motion to clarify the Court’s June 26 order. The administration’s appeal followed a July 13 ruling by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, which modified a preliminary injunction against the March 6 executive order. The order maintains Judge Watson’s decision […]

Jul 18, 2017

Tracking The Refugee Ban

Jul 18, 2017

Tracking The Refugee Ban The whirlwind of refugee-related executive orders, legal actions and court rulings up to this point can seem like a blur. So, how did we get here? Click to see a timeline recapping the lifespan of the refugee ban from the day it was signed through the Trump administration’s most recent appeal to the Supreme Court.

Jul 14, 2017

HIAS Welcomes U.S. District Court Ruling on Refugee Ban

Jul 14, 2017

HIAS Welcomes U.S. District Court Ruling on Refugee Ban HIAS Welcomes U.S. District Court Ruling on Refugee Ban Jul 14, 2017 SILVER SPRING, Md.—On Thursday, July 13, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued an important ruling in Hawaii halting the implementation of portions of the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. As a result of this ruling, refugees […]

Jul 3, 2017

HIAS Files Amicus Brief Seeking Clarification on Refugee Ban

Jul 3, 2017

HIAS Files Amicus Brief Seeking Clarification on Refugee Ban “The government is threatening to violate the Supreme Court’s clear instructions by excluding thousands of refugees with bona fide connections to U.S. entities.”

Jun 30, 2017

LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call on Supreme Court and Refugee Ban

Jun 30, 2017

LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call on Supreme Court and Refugee Ban Listen to the HIAS briefing call on the Supreme Court’s June 26 ruling on the refugee and Muslim ban executive orders, as well as the Trump Administration’s misinterpretation of that ruling.

Jun 26, 2017

Supreme Court to Hear Travel Ban Case in Fall

Jun 26, 2017

Supreme Court to Hear Travel Ban Case in Fall On Monday, June 26, the Supreme Court announced that it will grant the Trump Administration’s request to take up the legal challenges to the refugee and Muslim ban.