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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.

HIAS Responds to Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions

Sep 25, 2017

"These restrictions reflect the arbitrary and discriminatory approach this administration has taken toward immigration policy from day one."

SLIDESHOW: In Front of U.S. Capitol, Advocates Call for a Sweet New Year for Refugees

Sep 15, 2017

More than 50 young professionals from across the Washington D.C. area gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol.

OP-ED: A Threat to DACA is a Threat to the Soul of America

Sep 05, 2017

Melanie Nezer, HIAS senior vice president for public affairs penned an oped in Haaretz arguing that “Threats to the DACA program are not only threats to immigrants, but to justice, fairness and the longstanding values of our country.”

HIAS Slams Trump Administration’s Decision on DACA, Urges Congress to Protect Dreamers

Sep 05, 2017

“DACA recognized these individuals for who they are: Americans in everything but paperwork.”

HIAS Welcomes Federal Judge’s Ruling on SB 4 Bill

Aug 31, 2017

“The courts have stepped in to stop legislation that would have caused real harm to refugees and immigrants in Texas."

New Report Urges Administration to Preserve U.S. Humanitarian Leadership

Aug 18, 2017

A new report by Refugees International and two dozen foreign policy experts and humanitarian leaders warns against attempts to fundamentally reorganize the U.S. government’s humanitarian functions.

HIAS Responds to Trump Administration Limiting Central American Minors Program

Aug 15, 2017

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.