Press Releases

  • SCOTUS DACA Deadlock a Disaster for Families Seeking Refuge in US, Says HIAS

    “We are deeply disappointed by today’s Supreme Court decision on DACA. Many of those who fled violence in Central America meet all the criteria to be considered refugees but can't find lawyers and face numerous barriers to getting a fair day in court. This non-decision places them, many of whom have close family members here, at grave risk of deportation.”

  • Refugee Crisis Report Provides Evidence of Global Emergency, HIAS Says

    The world should be ashamed that more than 65 million people are currently displaced from their homes, without assurances of safety, getting their basic needs met, or having a place they can permanently call home, says HIAS, n response to the UN Refugee Agency’s new report released today.