Advocacy

1,500+ Rabbis Urge U.S. to Keep Doors Open for Refugees

Jan 18, 2017

More than 1,500 rabbis have signed a powerful letter to elected officials calling on the United States to keep its doors open to refugees.

The Hill: Graham, Cruz Proposal to Defund the U.N. is Misguided

Jan 18, 2017

"Cutting all funding to the U.N., which includes the Refugee Agency, the World Food Program, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF, would cause immeasurable suffering," writes HIAS VP for Policy and Advocacy Melanie Nezer.
21 Jan

Join HIAS at the Women’s March on Washington
At the Women’s March on Washington, tens of thousands of people will gather near the U.S. Capitol, recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. If you are coming to the March, join our HIAS delegation and speak out in support of refugees -- one such vital and vulnerable community. HIAS will provide signs and stickers. We will have two meet-up locations -- one with other Jewish groups and one with an interfaith refugee coalition.
05 Mar

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.
25 Jan

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.

Resolutions That Matter: How You Can Help Refugees in 2017

Dec 29, 2016

If your New Year’s resolution is to do all you can to support and welcome refugees in 2017 (hey, us too!), here are some things you can do today.

LISTEN: HIAS December Briefing Call

Dec 06, 2016

HIAS held a briefing call for supporters on Tuesday, December 6 on the “big changes” to both policy and the environment of welcome in the United States as we prepare for a Trump administration. Click to listen to a full recording.
09 Dec

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Maryland: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Please join HIAS and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect an unaccompanied child seeking protection in our community. Special Immigrant Juvenile Status is a legal status for children who have suffered abuse, abandonment or neglect by one or both parents.

How We Move Forward Together For Refugees

Nov 11, 2016

It's going to take all of us, working harder than ever, to make sure that refugees still feel welcome in this country. It is up to us to ensure that the U.S. remains a place where families fleeing war and persecution can find safety and dignity.

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