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  • A New Name, a New Life

    Mar 18, 2019

    With the help of HIAS Greece, Ovileya, a transgender refugee woman, won her case in court to have her gender and name changed on her identification papers.
  • Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Testifies on Border Security

    Mar 06, 2019

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today defended the Trump Administration’s declaration of a national emergency at the Southern border and asked for changes in laws regarding the process of asylum seekers into the United States.

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  • Statement on New Zealand Shooting

    Silver Spring, Md.--HIAS is deeply saddened by the mass shootings in two New Zealand mosques, and stands in solidarity with the Christchurch community and with the Muslim community around the world.

  • National Emergency Declaration Vote Statement

    SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Today the Senate voted 59 to 41 to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration.