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HIAS Welcomes the Election of Dianne Lob as Chair-elect of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
HIAS enthusiastically welcomes the election of our former chair Dianne Lob to her position as Chair-elect of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
SILVER SPRING, Md. — On April 22 President Trump issued an executive order that aims to temporarily block some immigration to the United States. The administration argues that the order is needed to protect American jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former HIAS Board Chair Dianne Lob Nominated to Lead Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
HIAS congratulates Dianne Lob, who served as our board chair from 2016-2019, on her nomination to become the next chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Today, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a bipartisan COVID-19 response bill. The $2 trillion in funding will increase resources for those in the U.S.
HIAS has joined other leading humanitarian agencies in calling for moving asylum seekers to safety and an immediate hotspot decongestion to address COVID-19
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Today, the Supreme Court ruled to allow the Trump Administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), or the “Remain in Mexico” policy, to continue while lower-court appeals continue.
Statement Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Hearing:
“The Current State of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program”
Statement submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Markup of: H.R. 2214, the “National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act” or the “NO BAN Act”
SEATTLE – Today, the government entered into a major settlement with plaintiffs in Jewish Family Service v.