Asylum

LISTEN: The Actual "National Emergency": Threats to Asylum

Feb 22, 2019

Listen to an overview of policy changes related to asylum seekers and the U.S.-Mexico border, and ways for you to take action.
06 Mar

HIAS Direct Service Volunteer Program in Baltimore: Information Session Webinar
With our client base in Baltimore growing, we are expanding our volunteer network for our Baltimore clients. Whether you are an experienced educator or attorney, have language skills, or are interested in welcoming newcomers into your community, we invite you to take the first step towards becoming a HIAS Legal Volunteer and to join our Information Session Webinar.

Pro Bono Trip Helps Fathers and Sons Detained at the Border

Jan 11, 2019

HIAS led another delegation of staff and volunteers to the U.S.-Mexico border to provide legal services to asylum seekers.

HIAS Border Fellow Helping Right Where the Need is Great

Nov 30, 2018

Luis Gonzalez is the new HIAS Border Fellow at Jewish Family Service in San Diego.
13 Dec

The Global Refugee Crisis and Jewish Values

Over the last year, the number of refugees and displaced people across the world has grown to more than 65 million – more than any time in recorded history. Because of our history and our values, the Jewish people have a unique connection to these most vulnerable people.

05 Dec

HIAS/Freedom for Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention by writing letters to individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
28 Nov

Resiliency in Action: How We Can Move Forward For Refugees
Join us for an overview of what HIAS does and how we assist refugees in the U.S. and globally. On the call, we will bring you up to speed on policies affecting refugees and asylum seekers, and share about how you can get involved in the months ahead.

HIAS Statement on Possible Executive Action Restricting Asylum

Oct 26, 2018

Individuals who arrive in the U.S. with a credible fear of persecution if returned home must have their claims heard. HIAS calls on the Administration to respect the rule of law, and ensure a fair and humane process for all asylum seekers who arrive at our borders and seek protection.

Darfuris in Israel Are Grateful, But Challenges Continue

Oct 10, 2018

These African asylum seekers are grateful, but still face challenges in Israel.
07 Nov

HIAS/Freedom for Immigrants Letter Writing Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention by writing letters to individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.

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