Topic: U.S. Advocacy

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Apr 27, 2023

HIAS Welcomes Expanded Resettlement, Criticizes Administration Border Restrictions 

Apr 27, 2023

HIAS Welcomes Expanded Resettlement, Criticizes Administration Border Restrictions  In preparation for May 11, when the Biden Administration will finally end the Trump administration’s policy of expelling asylum seekers under the pretext of a public health measure known as Title 42, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State today announced what they described as “regional migration management measures.”

Apr 26, 2023

HIAS Urges House to Reject Proposed Sweeping Changes at the Border

Apr 26, 2023

HIAS Urges House to Reject Proposed Sweeping Changes at the Border HIAS is urging the House Homeland Security Committee to reject the Border Reinforcement Act of 2023, which would lead to sweeping policy changes at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Apr 19, 2023

HIAS Opposes House Bill That Would Revive Failed Border Policies

Apr 19, 2023

HIAS Opposes House Bill That Would Revive Failed Border Policies HIAS strongly opposes the Border Security and Enforcement Act of 2023 being marked up in the House Judiciary Committee today, and is urging committee members to reject any attempt to address challenges at the U.S.-Mexico border with draconian steps that would deny basic protections to people seeking asylum.

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.

Mar 2, 2023

The Biden Administration’s “Asylum Ban,” Explained 

Mar 2, 2023

Activists protest a proposed rule that would limit access to asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border at a rally at the White House. | The Biden Administration’s “Asylum Ban,” Explained - HIAS On February 21, the Biden Administration proposed a series of policies which together, advocates claim, would result in a virtual asylum ban at the U.S.-Mexico border. HIAS Vice President for U.S. Policy and Advocacy Naomi Steinberg explains what this means and how it would impact asylum seekers.

Feb 21, 2023

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

Feb 21, 2023

<strong>Biden Administration’s Proposed Asylum Ban is Harmful and Inhumane, HIAS Says</strong> HIAS is condemning proposed policies introduced today by the Biden administration that would amount to a virtual asylum ban. The change would deny access to protection to most people who have not already applied for protection in any other country they passed through on their journey to the United States, or to those who entered the United States without inspection and authorization.

Oct 3, 2022

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

Oct 3, 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.

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