Topic: U.S. Legal

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Sep 1, 2023

HIAS Statement on Amicus Brief Seeking Due Process for Immigrants in Removal Proceedings

Sep 1, 2023

HIAS Statement on Amicus Brief Seeking Due Process for Immigrants in Removal Proceedings HIAS has been joined by 11 other immigration legal services organizations around the country in submitting an amicus brief to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), advocating for due process protections on behalf of noncitizens facing deportation. 

Aug 4, 2023

HIAS Applauds New Guidelines on Protecting Stateless Individuals in U.S.

Aug 4, 2023

HIAS Applauds New Guidelines on Protecting Stateless Individuals in U.S. The Department of Homeland Security announcement adopts the international definition of statelessness in order to protect those not legally considered a citizen of any country.

May 11, 2023

As Title 42 Ends, HIAS Condemns New Restrictions on Right to Asylum

May 11, 2023

As Title 42 Ends, HIAS Condemns New Restrictions on Right to Asylum While the lifting of Title 42 should be cause for celebration, the Biden administration is replacing it with new unacceptable restrictions at the border — including a de facto asylum ban, and increased reliance on expedited removal. 

May 1, 2023

Memorial Fund Benefits Legal Programs for Displaced People in U.S.

May 1, 2023

Terry Dudnick Taffer holds her grandson, Henry Taffer. | New Memorial Fund Supports HIAS' Legal Work in the U.S. The Terry Dudnick Taffer Memorial Fund, established by the family of Terry Taffer a year after her unexpected passing, will benefit HIAS’ legal protection programs in the United States.

Mar 13, 2023

HIAS Welcomes Humanitarian Parole Extension for Some Displaced Ukrainians

Mar 13, 2023

HIAS Welcomes Humanitarian Parole Extension for Some Displaced Ukrainians HIAS welcomes today’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will extend the humanitarian parole status of some 20,000 Ukrainians who arrived at U.S. ports of entry between February 24, 2022 and April 25, 2022, before the launch of the Uniting for Ukraine (U4U) program.

Feb 21, 2023

Biden Administration’s Proposed Asylum Ban is Harmful and Inhumane, HIAS Says

Feb 21, 2023

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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.