Asylum

20 Jun

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.
24 May

Protecting Asylum in America: A HIAS Briefing Call

Separating children from their parents. Prolonged detention in jail-like conditions. Court proceedings without adequate legal representation or interpreters. This is not how America should be treating people who are seeking protection from violence and persecution in their home countries who are seeking our help.

Join HIAS for a briefing call on May 24 at 4:00pm EST for an overview of the current state of the U.S. asylum system and how HIAS is stepping up to help and protect asylum seekers and their families.

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.
23 May

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.
11 Apr

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.
01 Mar

HIAS-CIVIC 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.

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.

HIAS Wins Asylum for Honduran Mother of Three

Feb 22, 2018

Denia Sayda Contreras was granted asylum on January 24, 2018. For her Honduran-born children, she hopes that frightening memories of the home they fled will continue to fade each day.
01 Mar

HIAS-CIVIC 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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