Advocacy

A Spiritual Anchor of Love and Hope

What is the Jewish response to immigration reform and advocacy? What does Jewish tradition say about loving the stranger and remembering the tribulations of migration?

Attorney General's Decision Makes Matters Worse for Asylum Seekers

Oct 05, 2020

A policy from the U.S. Attorney General makes it harder for asylum seekers to win their cases.

Casting Off Sins at an ICE Detention Center

Oct 01, 2020

Protesting human rights abuses at the Irwin Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia.

Refugees Succeed, and In Turn Inspire Those Who Help Them

Sep 24, 2020

Despite these tough times, there are still stories of hope and resilience that bolster refugees and inspire those helping them.

Path to Genocide: An Exhibit on the Rohingya Explained

Sep 23, 2020

A new exhibit tells stories of the Rohingya, and how they went from citizens to outsiders to victims of genocide.

When You Say ‘Never Again,’ Remember the Rohingya

Sep 18, 2020

We invite the entire American-Jewish community to commit to acting in 5781 to support the Rohingya people.

HIAS Honored by Women of Reform Judaism

Aug 26, 2020

Women of Reform Judaism, or WRJ, gave HIAS its most prestigious award in a virtual ceremony Aug. 25.

Witnesses at the Border

Led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seek

On the 40th Anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980

Forty years ago, in the highest expression of the American spirit, Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980, landmark legislation that established the U.S.

Today We Recognize Humanitarian Workers for All They Do

Aug 19, 2020

Each year on August 19, the United Nations honors humanitarian aid workers by celebrating World Humanitarian Day.

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