Topic: Mexico

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May 11, 2021

PODCAST: Asylum Seekers’ Border Nightmare

May 11, 2021

PODCAST: Asylum Seekers’ Border Nightmare In the latest episode of Crossing Borders, we hear from asylum seekers trapped at the U.S.-Mexico border and the HIAS workers trying to get them to safety.

Apr 7, 2021

Good News and Bad News at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Apr 7, 2021

Good News and Bad News at the U.S.-Mexico Border Some asylum seekers trapped in Mexico are finally being allowed into the United States, but other border policies are still causing serious harm to people in need of safety.

Mar 19, 2021

Statement Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security

Mar 19, 2021

Statement Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Statement Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Mar 19, 2021 Statement submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security Hearing on“The Way Forward on Homeland Security” HIAS is the international Jewish humanitarian organization that provides vital services to refugees and asylum seekers in 16 countries. We advocate […]

Jan 29, 2021

Family Separation, Three Years On

Jan 29, 2021

Family Separation, Three Years On Jacob Soboroff, NBC News and MSNBC correspondent and bestselling author, and Sue Kenney-Pfalzer, HIAS’ director for the Border and Asylum Network, discussed the current state of the family separation crisis, the impact it has had, and how organizations like HIAS are using our national legal and asylum networks to fight back.

Jan 27, 2021

HIAS Report Maps Process for Ending MPP, the “Humanitarian Disaster”

Jan 27, 2021

HIAS Report Maps Process for Ending MPP, the “Humanitarian Disaster” A new HIAS report, “Roadmap to Recovery: A Path Forward after the Remain in Mexico Program” offers comprehensive recommendations on how to end and dismantle MPP. The executive summary of the report was recently shared with the Biden transition team.

Jan 21, 2021

Hard Work Ahead to Repair Broken U.S. Asylum System

Jan 21, 2021

Hard Work Ahead to Repair Broken U.S. Asylum System As the Biden administration prepares to undo the damage done to the immigration system, it will be under pressure to work quickly but it will be hampered by complex issues regarding asylum policies and regulations.

Oct 22, 2020

The Sidewalk School: An Education for Those “Without”

Oct 22, 2020

The Sidewalk School: An Education for Those “Without” At the Sidewalk School, the students are all asylum-seeking children living in or near an encampment in Matamoros, Mexico.

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 20, 2020

Statement on Extension of U.S. Border Closures

May 20, 2020

Statement on Extension of U.S. Border Closures Statement on Extension of U.S. Border Closures May 20, 2020 SILVER SPRING, Md. — Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the continuation of the executive order that, under the guise of protecting the United States from the transmission of COVID-19, has essentially closed the U.S.-Mexico border to asylum seekers. According to […]