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SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, HIAS strongly condemned the Trump Administration’s announcement of a proposed refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019, the lowest number ever set by any president since the Refugee Act became law in 1980.
Athens -- Over 17,000 people remain crammed in Greek island reception centers with a total capacity for only 6,000, living in desperate conditions which do not meet humanitarian standards.
SILVER SPRING, Md.
SILVER SPRING, MD – On Thursday, 36 national Jewish organizations issued a letter urging the Trump administration to raise the refugee admissions ceiling to at least 75,000 for FY2019.
270 local and state elected officials expressed their support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump on Tuesday. Organized by HIAS and supported by partner refugee advocacy organizations, the letter urges the President to resettle at least 75,000 refugees in FY2019.
SILVER SPRING, Md. – On July 19, the Trump Administration extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of Somalis living and working in the United States.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—New guidance from the Department of Homeland Security will make it harder for people to assert their right to asylum.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—On July 5, the Trump Administration announced that it will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the 1,200 Yemeni currently living in the United States.
"HIAS and the American Jewish community have seen such discrimination trap members of our own community, and we will not stand by silently as it happens to others."