Take Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

SPEAK UP

  • Submit a comment to the Federal Register in opposition to the new regulations that further attempts to shut down the U.S. asylum system. 
  • Join the Vote for Welcome campaign, to educate candidates running in your local area about refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Sign a petition calling on the Department of Homeland Security to respect the human rights of asylum seekers during the time of COVID-19.
  • Ask Congress to include refugees in any legislation providing relief to Americans during COVID-19.
  • Listen our recent webinars to learn about how HIAS is taking action for refugees in the U.S. and around the world at this unprecedented time and what you can do to help.

SHOW UP VIRTUALLY


VOLUNTEER

  • As an attorney, you can offer your legal services doing remote pro bono representation of asylum seekers at the border. Learn more and submit your interest

  • Spanish-speaking individuals can volunteer remotely to support HIAS' Border Response Team in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, providing services to asylum seekers.  Find out more and sign up here.

  • Updates on remote volunteering at HIAS can also be found at the following links: New York, Washington DC.


GET EDUCATED


ORGANIZE YOUR COMMUNITY ONLINE


  • Donate to support HIAS’ work with refugees who are particularly vulnerable to the spread of COVID and facing urgent new needs.

*To discuss ways to be involved with our work, contact Rebecca Kirzner, Director of Grassroots Campaigns, who can support you and provide resources.

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