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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.
Today HIAS submitted a public comment objecting to the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA), which set a
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- In a speech today, President Trump aimed to convince the American people that a group of exhausted men, women, and children who have fled some of the most violent countries on earth present an existential threat to our strong and powerful nation.
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.