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SILVER SPRING, Md.--In response to the tragedy in Pittsburgh today, HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, issued the following statement:
Individuals who arrive in the U.S. with a credible fear of persecution if returned home must have their claims heard. HIAS calls on the Administration to respect the rule of law, and ensure a fair and humane process for all asylum seekers who arrive at our borders and seek protection.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--Under longstanding U.S. and international law, individuals fleeing persecution have the right to seek asylum.
On Oct. 10, the Trump administration published proposed new rules that would punish immigrants who legally access health, housing, or nutrition programs.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--Hundreds of thousands of immigrants who could have faced deportation got a reprieve yesterday. U.S.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--The Trump Administration today officially announced the refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--HIAS condemns the Trump Administration’s decision to transport thousands of immigrant children to a tent camp in the Texan desert.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--The Trump Administration failed to comply with the law that requires that it consult with Congress on the refugee admissions ceiling prior to the beginning of each new fiscal year.
Silver Spring, Md.--This week the Trump administration proposed new rules that would punish immigrants who legally access health, housing, or nutrition programs.
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.