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Detention: The Wrong Answer for Asylum Seekers in the U.S.

Jun 28, 2018

Let’s be clear: detaining adults and children seeking safety, either together or apart, for any period of time, is cruel and traumatizing.

HIAS Statement on Executive Order Establishing Indefinite Family Detention

Jun 20, 2018

"Transitioning from the cruel and inhumane policy of family separation to the cruel and inhumane policy of indefinite family detention cannot be the solution here."

SLIDESHOW: HIAS Joins "Families Belong Together" Rallies

Jun 15, 2018

The government’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border is simply not being tolerated by the American public.

Jewish Organizations Oppose Family Separation

Jun 13, 2018

In a letter to AG Sessions and Secretary Nielsen, the group wrote: "Our Jewish faith demands of us concern for the stranger in our midst."

HIAS Statement on Attorney General Sessions Asylum Ruling

Jun 11, 2018

Today’s ruling rolls back safeguards for victims of domestic violence who have no recourse with the governments in their home countries, and sends a message that these women no longer deserve protection.

Deciphering the Recent Threats to Asylum in America

May 31, 2018

Learn more about the policies impacting asylum seekers and how you can stand up to make a difference.

LISTEN: Protecting Asylum in America

May 24, 2018

Listen as HIAS experts review the current situation and what can be done to protect the rights of asylum seekers.

Salvadoran Mother and Son Win Asylum with Help from HIAS

May 09, 2018

As the Trump Administration continues to pursue policies aimed at keeping families apart, HIAS is proud to be in the business of keeping loved ones together.

HIAS Reunites Salvadoran Asylee with Her 3-Year-Old Son

May 01, 2018

For hundreds of thousands of individuals like Elizabeth, the opportunity to assert the right to protection in our legal system is incredibly real—and worth defending.

Understanding the Trump Administration’s Crackdown on Asylum

Mar 21, 2018

The restrictions on asylum appear to be part of the wider drawback on humanitarian and legal protections for the most vulnerable among us.

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