Tagged: U.S. Legal

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Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights

Jun 27, 2022

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Erode Migrants’ Rights As refugee advocates anxiously wait for the Supreme Court to determine the fate of the “Remain in Mexico” program, a spate of recent decisions have harmful implications for migrants, including those seeking asylum in the U.S.

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42 Ana and James, asylum seekers from Mexico and Haiti, fled to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of safety. Forced to remain in the most dangerous areas of Mexico under Title 42, both found danger and violence instead.

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP At a rally outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments took place on whether the Biden administration can end the MPP policy, activists called for the termination of the cruel program.

Jul 02, 2021

One Green Card, One Diploma, One Happy Graduate

Jul 02, 2021

One Green Card, One Diploma, One Happy Graduate Mikes Joseph needed HIAS' help to get his green card so he could graduate nursing school.

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.

Nov 06, 2020

Seeking Asylum, Saving a Baby

Nov 06, 2020

Seeking Asylum, Saving a Baby Lina and Hank, asylum seekers in Matamoros, Mexico, needed to go to the U.S. for their baby's birth which required surgery not available in Mexico.

Apr 02, 2020

Asylum Seekers Fear Staying in Mexico More Than Coronavirus

Apr 02, 2020

Asylum Seekers Fear Staying in Mexico More Than Coronavirus As countries around the world close borders and implement restrictions in response to coronavirus, asylum seekers are waiting even longer to access courts and other protections guaranteed by law.

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.

Feb 11, 2020

Lawsuit Settlement Will Help Reunite Refugee Families

Feb 11, 2020

Lawsuit Settlement Will Help Reunite Refugee Families This week the U.S. government entered into a major settlement with plaintiffs in Jewish Family Service v. Trump, which challenged in 2017 the third version of an executive order attempting to ban certain refugees from entering the United States.

Sep 06, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair

Sep 06, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair HIAS Board Chair Bob Aronson shares his thoughts after recently seeing the situation up close in El Paso, TX, and Juarez, Mexico.