Advocacy

HIAS Outraged by Reports of Temporary Protected Status Termination

Nov 06, 2017

"We, as a country, are so much better than this."

The End of Temporary Protected Status?

Oct 31, 2017

The Trump administration recently hinted that it is planning to phase out Temporary Protected Status, potentially affecting 330,000 individuals who have lived in the U.S. for years.

HIAS Joins National Jewish Letter Advocating for Passage of DREAM Act

Oct 31, 2017

Jewish tradition instills in us a commitment to protecting the vulnerable and welcoming the stranger.

HIAS Letter Advocating for Passage of a Clean DREAM Act

Oct 31, 2017

Undocumented immigrant youth are American in all but paperwork, and they are now living in fear.

HIAS Statement to the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Oversight of the United States Refugee Admissions Program”

Oct 26, 2017

With more than 65 million displaced persons and over 22.5 million registered refugees globally, it is more important than ever to preserve United States leadership on refugee resettlement.

New Refugee Vetting Procedures Could Decimate Refugee Resettlement Program

Oct 24, 2017

"Slamming the door on refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers is not a sign of strength.”

SLIDESHOW: Advocates Rally at the #NoMuslimBanEver March

Oct 19, 2017

By the morning of Wednesday, October 18, two federal judges had already blocked the Trump administration’s latest travel restrictions from going into effect. But that didn’t stop the nearly 1,000 advocates and activists from showing up to voice their opposition to the repeated attempts to ban refugees and travelers from Muslim-majority countries.

HIAS Decries Trump Administration’s Immigration Principles

Oct 09, 2017

SILVER SPRING, Md.—On Sunday, October 8, the Trump administration distributed a...

Refugee Ceiling, Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Supreme Court

Sep 28, 2017

It’s been a busy few days for those fighting to keep America a welcoming country. Here's what you need to know and how you can take action.

HIAS Calls Trump Administration’s Refugee Ceiling Shameful

Sep 27, 2017

By setting the refugee number this low, this administration is betraying the commitments we made after World War II to ensure that the world never again turns its back on innocent people seeking safety.

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