Topic: U.S. Advocacy

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Sep 29, 2023

HIAS Statement on the Passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein

Sep 29, 2023

HIAS Statement on the Passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein HIAS is sad to learn of the passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, who was a tireless advocate for refugees and asylum-seekers, working with us and our refugee protection partners for a robust refugee admissions ceiling every year, and for a more humane and orderly immigration system.

Sep 22, 2023

HIAS Welcomes TPS Extension and Redesignation for Afghanistan

Sep 22, 2023

HIAS Welcomes TPS Extension and Redesignation for Afghanistan HIAS welcomes Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ announcement on the extension of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.

Sep 21, 2023

HIAS Applauds Expansion of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans

Sep 21, 2023

HIAS Applauds Expansion of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans HIAS is applauding the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement of the extension and redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans in the United States.

Jul 25, 2023

HIAS Praises Federal Judge’s Ruling on Asylum Restrictions

Jul 25, 2023

HIAS Praises Federal Judge’s Ruling on Asylum Restrictions HIAS welcomes today’s decision from a federal judge in San Francisco vacating the Biden administration’s “asylum ban.” 

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Condemns House Bill’s Cuts to International Humanitarian Assistance

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Condemns House Bill’s Cuts to International Humanitarian Assistance HIAS joins its NGO partners in condemning the State Department, Foreign Operations and Related Programs (SFOPs) bill for Fiscal Year 2024, which was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today.

May 23, 2023

Hetfield Calls for Immigration Reform at U.S. House Hearing

May 23, 2023

In a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security and Enforcement on Tuesday, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield said that comprehensive immigration reform is the only way to respect the rights of asylum seekers by creating safe, orderly and humane processes, while also meeting demands for border security.

May 23, 2023

HIAS CEO Hetfield Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Before House Judiciary Committee

May 23, 2023

HIAS CEO Hetfield Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Before House Judiciary Committee Statement of HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield after testifying before the House Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security and Enforcement

May 8, 2023

HIAS Opposes Secure the Border Act of 2023

May 8, 2023

HIAS Opposes Secure the Border Act of 2023 HIAS is calling on the House of Representatives to reject H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act of 2023, which lawmakers are expected to debate and vote on this week.

May 7, 2023

HIAS Statement on Crash That Killed Migrants in Brownsville

May 7, 2023

HIAS Statement on Crash That Killed Migrants in Brownsville Statement of HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield on today’s incident in Brownsville, Texas, where a driver reportedly plowed into a crowd of migrants

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