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26 Jewish Organizations Oppose Family Separation

Jun 13, 2018

In a letter to AG Sessions and Secretary Nielsen, the group wrote: "Our Jewish faith demands of us concern for the stranger in our midst."

World Refugee Day 2018 Letter to Congress

Jun 06, 2018

We hope you will join us as we welcome the stranger and protect the refugee.
24 May

Protecting Asylum in America: A HIAS Briefing Call

Separating children from their parents. Prolonged detention in jail-like conditions. Court proceedings without adequate legal representation or interpreters. This is not how America should be treating people who are seeking protection from violence and persecution in their home countries who are seeking our help.

Join HIAS for a briefing call on May 24 at 4:00pm EST for an overview of the current state of the U.S. asylum system and how HIAS is stepping up to help and protect asylum seekers and their families.

In North Carolina, Local Advocacy Trainings Boost Action for Refugees

May 04, 2018

Participants came together to deepen their skills and to identify areas for cooperation in advocating for refugees on the local, state and federal levels.

HIAS Heads to the Hill

Apr 23, 2018

As refugee admissions to the United States continue to dwindle, those advocating for preserving the life-saving program are not standing idly by.

Keeping Up the Fight to Protect the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

Apr 16, 2018

The United States has historically led in resettling Rohingya refugees, and now is not the time to stop.

Making Sense of the Decline in U.S. Refugee Admissions

Apr 13, 2018

Refugee admissions to the United States continue to dwindle, down more than 70 percent from last year.
16 Apr

Hospitality or Hostility: How Israel Approaches African Asylum Seekers
As a nation founded by refugees and one that helped shaped international refugee laws, what is Israel's moral and legal mandate to provide safety? How successful will the UNHCR agreement be? Hear from some of the leading voices on this issue as they discuss Israel's legal obligations, the policy options that are available, and actions that we can all take to stand up for the rights of African asylum seekers in Israel.
15 Apr

Standing Together: The Power of Progressive Partnerships
Hear veteran organizers and leaders discuss how to build sustainable movements in difficult political moments. How can advocacy organizations contribute to the overall movement for change by building power and movement around a specific cause?

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