Advocacy

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.

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.”

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