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“As the American Jewish community prepares to enter our holiest days, HIAS and our supporters across the country hope that this administration can find the time to reflect deeply on the costs of ending American leadership on refugees.”
HIAS’ local resettlement partner in Dane County, Jewish Social Service of Madison, will use the opportunity to develop strategies and foster economic growth by integrating immigrants and refugees.
“Once again, the courts have stepped in to protect common sense interpretations of how the United States can and should welcome refugees."
“DACA recognized these individuals for who they are: Americans in everything but paperwork.”
“The courts have stepped in to stop legislation that would have caused real harm to refugees and immigrants in Texas."
HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield called the ruling a partial victory for asylum seekers and their advocates in Israel.
HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, is saddened by the Trump administration’s decision to end parole processing for individuals in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala who apply to enter the U.S. through the Central American Minors (CAM) program.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, is horrified by the violence, hatred and loss of life over the weekend in Charlottesville.
“Newcomers are an asset to this country, not a threat," said HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield.
HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, applauds introduction of the DREAM Act in the 115th Congress. If passed, this legislation will allow certain eligible undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors to earn lawful permanent residence and eventually U.S. citizenship.