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SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Today the Senate voted 59 to 41 to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
HIAS was disappointed by Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) use of an anti-Semitic trope connecting U.S. lawmakers’ defense of Israel and money. She reached out to HIAS and other Jewish groups to apologize and we accepted that apology.
SILVER SPRING, MD -- Today, President Trump signed a bill to fund the U.S.
Silver Spring, Md. -- This week the Trump Administration began to put the “Remain in Mexico” agreement into effect at the San Ysidro, Calif., border checkpoint.
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Earlier today President Trump announced a deal that will reopen the federal government through February 15 in a deal that does not include any funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Today the U.S. government was unnecessarily partially shut down because of President Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
HIAS Calls on Congress to Restore a fair and humane process for all asylum seekers who arrive at our borders to seek protection.
Today the United States announced an agreement with Mexico that would force individuals seeking asylum at the Southern border to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims are processed.
SILVER SPRING, Md.– A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to resume considering the claims of all asylum seekers who cross into the United States.
SILVER SPRING, Md.-- The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice have issued a new rule that fundamentally changes access to asylum in the U.S. by making it harder for many to seek safety and protection.