Topic: Legal

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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 […]

Apr 12, 2018

HIAS Urges Trump Administration to Preserve Due Process in Immigration Courts

Apr 12, 2018

HIAS Urges Trump Administration to Preserve Due Process in Immigration Courts HIAS Urges Trump Administration to Preserve Due Process in Immigration Courts Apr 12, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md.—This week, media reports revealed that the United States immigration courts will suspend a program which offers basic legal information to foreign nationals in detention who are facing deportation. The program in question, the Vera Institute of Justice’s Legal […]

Feb 15, 2018

HIAS Statement on Fourth Circuit Ruling on Muslim Ban

Feb 15, 2018

HIAS Statement on Fourth Circuit Ruling on Muslim Ban HIAS Statement on Fourth Circuit Ruling on Muslim Ban Feb 15, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit became the second federal appeals court to issue a ruling against the Trump Administration’s most recent travel ban, issued in September 2017. HIAS is a plaintiff in Trump v. International Refugee […]

Dec 24, 2017

JFS v. Trump Team Responds to Judge Robart Ruling

Dec 24, 2017

JFS v. Trump Team Responds to Judge Robart Ruling JFS v. Trump Team Responds to Judge Robart Ruling Dec 24, 2017 SEATTLE—Today, U.S. District Judge James Robart issued a ruling largely blocking implementation of the Trump administration’s most recent refugee restrictions which suspended the admission of refugees from 11 countries, nine of which are predominantly Muslim, for a minimum of 90 days. The restrictions […]

Dec 21, 2017

Fighting the Ban: JFS v. Trump Has its Day in Court

Dec 21, 2017

Fighting the Ban: JFS v. Trump Has its Day in Court U.S. District Judge James Robart, who was one of the first judges to rule against the first executive order from January, said he would decide before Christmas whether to block the current ban on refugees.

Dec 8, 2017

As Travel Ban Goes Into Effect, Federal Courts Hear Appeals

Dec 8, 2017

As Travel Ban Goes Into Effect, Federal Courts Hear Appeals U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits heard oral arguments in two challenges to the Trump Administration's latest travel ban this week.

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