Press Releases

  • Statement on Supreme Court Order on Asylum Ban

    Silver Spring, Md.–Yesterday, the Supreme Court allowed the “third country transit asylum ban” to go into effect. This means that asylum seekers from Central America and other countries can be denied access to the U.S.

  • HIAS Statement on Administration Removing Protections for Immigrant Children

    Silver Spring, Md.-- The Department of Homeland Security has published a rule in the Federal Register that, if implemented, would overturn the Flores Settlement Agreement, and reverse basic protections for immigrant children in this country.