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HIAS Statement on TPS Extension for Syria

Feb 01, 2018

"We are relieved that Syrians who currently have TPS will remain protected, but are concerned that Syrians who arrived after August 2016 could be at risk for deportation.”

HIAS Calls for Greater Transparency on Additional Refugee Vetting Measures

Jan 30, 2018

“The tens of thousands of refugees who have been banned during the past three months must know if they will now be able to find the safety our country offered to them in the United States."

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets

Jan 29, 2018

A year after President Trump's first ban on refugees from entering the United States, activists in Washington, D.C. and New York City took to the streets to protest against discriminatory policies.

DACA: What’s at Stake and How You Can Get Involved

Jan 18, 2018

Without Congressional action, those protected and affected by DACA will continue to live in fear.
27 Jan

Muslim/Refugee Ban: A Year of Resistance – Rally and Jewish Community Meet-Up

January 27, 2018 marks one year since President Trump issued the first Muslim & Refugee Ban. Partners and allies are rallying to show our leaders that we will not stop fighting for our values. Meet up before the rally with HIAS, National Council of Jewish Women, and other Jewish organizations to grab a sign and walk over to the White House together. 

Read more about the Year of Resistance Rally here.

21 Jan

Empow(HER)ed: An Evening of Arts & Activism
On the one year anniversary of the Women’s March, Sixth & I is bringing people together to reflect, refuel and raise our voices.

Why Ending TPS for El Salvador is Wrong

Jan 09, 2018

“These folks have, without a doubt, contributed to the success of the United States.”

Measuring Congressional Support for Refugees in 2017

Dec 27, 2017

With an administration intent on completely shutting refugee resettlement down, Congressional support for refugees is more important than ever.

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