Tagged: Unaccompanied Minors

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Mar 23, 2021

What’s Really Happening at the U.S.-Mexico Border?

Mar 23, 2021

What’s Really Happening at the U.S.-Mexico Border? What is the situation at the border and with asylum seekers? And what changes has the Biden administration made to its policies? Here are some answers.

Nov 13, 2019

Conditions in Greek Refugee Camp Continue to Deteriorate

Nov 13, 2019

Conditions in Greek Refugee Camp Continue to Deteriorate The situation in the Moria refugee camp can be justifiably characterized as a humanitarian crisis.

Mar 21, 2018

Understanding the Trump Administration’s Crackdown on Asylum

Mar 21, 2018

Understanding the Trump Administration’s Crackdown on Asylum The situation in the Moria refugee camp can be justifiably characterized as a humanitarian crisis.

May 17, 2016

Guest Post: We Have a Refugee Crisis in America, Too.

May 17, 2016

Guest Post: We Have a Refugee Crisis in America, Too. Stories of the European refugee crisis continue to flood the headlines, but mass media seems to forget we have a refugee crisis in America, too. Since the beginning of fiscal year 2014, over 120,000 unaccompanied children have arrived at the U.S. border seeking protection from violence in Central America.

Mar 01, 2016

New Bill Would Protect Kids in Immigration Court

Mar 01, 2016

New Bill Would Protect Kids in Immigration Court “Children with attorneys are more likely to be granted protection,” said HIAS Policy Counsel Britanny Vanderhoof. Yet, one study found that only about a third of unaccompanied children with cases pending in Immigration Court were represented by an attorney.

Nov 02, 2015

Kindertransport Association Gathers One Last Time

Nov 02, 2015

Kindertransport Association Gathers One Last Time “I was honored to talk to this group. They know better than most the importance of the work that HIAS does now, having been refugees themselves,” Hetfield said. “They are our inspiration to make sure that refugees are protected, and that refugee families are protected.”

Aug 27, 2015

Government Must Change Child Detention Policies, Orders Judge

Aug 27, 2015

Government Must Change Child Detention Policies, Orders Judge “I was honored to talk to this group. They know better than most the importance of the work that HIAS does now, having been refugees themselves,” Hetfield said. “They are our inspiration to make sure that refugees are protected, and that refugee families are protected.”

Aug 10, 2015

Aiding Unaccompanied Children in the Fight for Legal Status

Aug 10, 2015

Aiding Unaccompanied Children in the Fight for Legal Status Our clients have one benefit that many unaccompanied children do not: an immigration attorney to help them navigate the system. Ana* is one such child. Ten years old, with pig tails, a quick smile and a sweet demeanor, it was hard to reconcile Ana’s fifth grade exuberance and spirit with the gang violence she witnessed in El Salvador.

Dec 11, 2014

Meeting the Schooling Needs of Unaccompanied Central American Children

Dec 11, 2014

Meeting the Schooling Needs of Unaccompanied Central American Children Now that the Obama administration has taken action on immigration relief for millions of immigrants in the U.S., the President’s attention should turn to the more than 66,000 unaccompanied children—mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador—who were apprehended crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the past 12 months.

Nov 30, 2014

Ensuring Due Process for Youth Running for their Lives

Nov 30, 2014

Ensuring Due Process for Youth Running for their Lives Ensuring Due Process for Youth Running for their Lives By Zhanna Veyts, HIAS.org Nov 30, 2014 Hiding under his baseball cap, staring at the floor, 16-year-old “Alfonso” barely spoke above a mumble as he answered questions from a HIAS lawyer. He looked like a typical teenager you’d see on the streets of New York, someone […]