Asylum

Finally Some Good News for Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel

Jan 13, 2022

Asylum seekers in Israel don’t often receive good news, but now 2,445 Sudanese asylum seekers are being granted temporary residence status in 2022.

2021: A Year In Review

Dec 22, 2021

2021 may not have been much better than 2020, but HIAS remained committed to providing vital services worldwide, reaching more than 1.1 million displaced people.

Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection

Dec 06, 2021

Pope Francis returned to the island of Lesvos, Greece on Sunday, five years after first seeing the plight of migrants there, only to find that not much had changed.

MPP’s Return Will Make Bad Border Situation Worse

Oct 20, 2021

With the pending return of MPP, HIAS is on the ground in Mexico assessing the current situation.

Haitian Bridge Alliance and HIAS Fight Injustice Together

Oct 01, 2021

HIAS is supporting Haitian Bridge Alliance’s work in providing direct services to Haitian asylum seekers.

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More

Sep 30, 2021

Catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.

The Refugee Convention at 70

Jul 30, 2021

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Refugee Convention of 1951, the international legal document which was intended to ensure solutions for refugees.

Historic First for Asylees in California

Jul 20, 2021

California is set to be the first state in the nation to introduce case management services for asylees.

Help for Elderly Asylum Seekers in Israel Could Be on the Way

Jul 16, 2021

HIAS Israel has filed a petition against the ministries of interior, health, and labor and social services on behalf of several elderly asylum seekers.

We Still Need to Help at the U.S-Mexico Border

Jun 29, 2021

HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield visited the HIAS teams in Monterrey, Ciudad Juárez, Tijuana, and Mexicali who are helping hundreds of asylum seekers.

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