Topic: United States

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Nov 3, 2020

‘My Opinion Matters Now’: Asylees and Refugees Celebrate Their First Votes in the U.S.

Nov 3, 2020

‘My Opinion Matters Now’: Asylees and Refugees Celebrate Their First Votes in the U.S. Voting for the first time is a momentous occasion for former asylum seekers like Ed Beetar and refugees like Mohamed Abdirahman, both of whom became citizens just this year.

Oct 19, 2020

An Asylum Victory Four Years In The Making

Oct 19, 2020

An Asylum Victory Four Years In The Making An Asylum Victory Four Years In The Making By Max J. Rosenthal, HIAS.org Oct 19, 2020 The San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego, Calif., pictured on March 21, 2020. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) For one Salvadoran family, Aug. 13, 2020, marked the end of a four-year-long escape from deadly violence at home to […]

Sep 18, 2020

Webinar: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the COVID-19 Era

Sep 18, 2020

Webinar: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the COVID-19 Era Learn about the historic experience of Jews as targets of anti-immigrant hatred, and how the current pandemic is impacting refugees and asylum seekers in particular.

Aug 11, 2020

Camp-in-a-Box Gives Fun Back to Kids During Pandemic

Aug 11, 2020

Camp-in-a-Box Gives Fun Back to Kids During Pandemic JFS of Western Mass. gave refugee families "camp-in-a-box" so kids could still have fun this summer.

Jul 30, 2020

USCIS Is Out of Money. That’s a ‘Definitive Threat’ to Refugee Admissions.

Jul 30, 2020

USCIS Is Out of Money. That’s a ‘Definitive Threat’ to Refugee Admissions. “Welcoming asylum seekers, welcoming refugees ... is really a collective responsibility that all Americans should share,” says León Rodriguez, a former head of the agency.

Jul 22, 2020

House Passage of NO BAN Act a Big Win For Fair Immigration Policy

Jul 22, 2020

House Passage of NO BAN Act a Big Win For Fair Immigration Policy The bill would permanently block the Trump administration's attempts to prevent Muslims, refugees, asylum seekers, and other groups from entering the United States.

Jul 22, 2020

HIAS Applauds House of Representatives For Passing NO BAN Act

Jul 22, 2020

HIAS Applauds House of Representatives For Passing NO BAN Act HIAS Applauds House of Representatives For Passing NO BAN Act Jul 22, 2020 SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Trump Administration has, at different times and through different means, banned Muslims, refugees, and asylum seekers from entering the United States over the past three years. The NO BAN Act, which the U.S. House of Representatives passed today, […]

Jul 20, 2020

Briefing: Integrating Refugees into the U.S. Economy

Jul 20, 2020

Briefing: Integrating Refugees into the U.S. Economy Keith Combs, HIAS’ Economic Inclusion program manager, hosts a panel discussion on how HIAS prepares recently resettled refugees to enter the U.S. workforce.

Jul 9, 2020

Briefing: Proposed Changes to the U.S. Asylum System

Jul 9, 2020

Briefing: Proposed Changes to the U.S. Asylum System Smita Dazzo, HIAS' director of legal services, and Naomi Steinberg, HIAS' vice president of policy and advocacy, explain proposed changes to the U.S. asylum system and how the public can help fight back.

Jul 6, 2020

Opinion: Asylum, Which Made the U.S. a Leader in Protecting Jews, Could Disappear

Jul 6, 2020

Opinion: Asylum, Which Made the U.S. a Leader in Protecting Jews, Could Disappear Sam Yebri, who was brought to the United States by HIAS, explains why Jews should fight on behalf of the asylum system.