Tagged: U.S. Advocacy

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Oct 03, 2022

What To Know About the Migrant Buses — and HIAS’ Response

Oct 03, 2022

What To Know About the Migrant Buses — and HIAS’ Response Since April 2022, tens of thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have been sent from Texas and Arizona to Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago, and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. HIAS staff involved in the local and national response explain the situation and what HIAS is doing to help.

Apr 08, 2022

After More Than Two Years, Title 42 Set to End May 23

Apr 08, 2022

After More Than Two Years, Title 42 Set to End May 23 After over two years of preventing asylum seekers from exercising their right to seek asylum at the U.S. border, Title 42, a World War II-era public health law invoked by the Trump administration ostensibly to prevent the spread of COVID-19, is finally set to end on May 23.

Feb 22, 2022

Last Evacuated Afghans Leave U.S. Bases, But More Work Remains

Feb 22, 2022

Last Evacuated Afghans Leave U.S. Bases, But More Work Remains Just days after the six month anniversary of the fall of Kabul, the last Afghan refugees who made it to America have finally left U.S. military bases. This historic moment was just part of a larger — and still ongoing — historic response by resettlement agencies and communities across the U.S., which includes HIAS and its affiliate network.

Sep 23, 2021

Title 42: Over a Million Expulsions and No End in Sight

Sep 23, 2021

Title 42: Over a Million Expulsions and No End in Sight Title 42 has largely closed America’s borders to refugees and asylum seekers. When the pandemic hit, Trump administration invoked the 75-year-old public health law that, they claimed, gave immigration authorities the power to expel migrants without providing them their legally mandated opportunity to seek protection in the U.S.

Aug 19, 2021

HIAS Set to Assist Afghan Evacuees

Aug 19, 2021

HIAS Set to Assist Afghan Evacuees With the final troop pull out of Afghanistan and sudden humanitarian crisis, HIAS and our U.S. affiliates are preparing to provide immediate help for those who arrive.

Jul 20, 2021

Historic First for Asylees in California

Jul 20, 2021

Historic First for Asylees in California California is set to be the first state in the nation to introduce case management services for asylees.

Mar 02, 2021

How (And Why) to Fix the U.S. Asylum and Refugee Systems

Mar 02, 2021

How (And Why) to Fix the U.S. Asylum and Refugee Systems León Rodríguez, a HIAS board member and former director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, explains how to repair the damage to the asylum system and refugee resettlement.

Oct 20, 2020

Action Call: Election 2020

Oct 20, 2020

Action Call: Election 2020 León Rodríguez, a HIAS board member and former director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, explains how to repair the damage to the asylum system and refugee resettlement.

Sep 10, 2020

The U.S. Can — And Should — Take In More Refugees

Sep 10, 2020

The U.S. Can — And Should — Take In More Refugees We need to save the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and allow more refugees into the country this coming year.

Jul 13, 2020

Briefing: How Proposed Asylum Changes Threaten L.A. Asylum Seekers

Jul 13, 2020

Briefing: How Proposed Asylum Changes Threaten L.A. Asylum Seekers A HIAS webinar about how newly proposed regulations threaten asylum as we know it, why protecting asylum is at the heart of the Jewish experience, and why doing so is central to addressing systemic racism and inequities.