Asylum

Attorney General's Decision Makes Matters Worse for Asylum Seekers

Oct 05, 2020

A policy from the U.S. Attorney General makes it harder for asylum seekers to win their cases.

Casting Off Sins at an ICE Detention Center

Oct 01, 2020

Protesting human rights abuses at the Irwin Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia.

After Moria Disaster, What Comes Next?

Sep 18, 2020

The destruction of Europe's largest refugee camp has left 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers homeless and with little information about where they are headed next.
Moria refugee camp fire

Fire Destroys Moria Refugee Camp, Leaving Thousands Homeless

Sep 11, 2020

More than 12,000 refugees and asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesvos are now without shelter or access to any basic services.

Witnesses at the Border

Led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seek

Asylum, An Essential Lifeline

Asylum is in the news a lot these days. Borders closed, children forcibly separated from parents, people detained in cages.

A Day in the Life of HIAS Border Fellow Luis Gonzalez

Watch “A Day in the Life of HIAS Border Fellow Luis Gonzalez” to see what making a difference looks like firsthand.

HIAS' "Know Your Rights" Video for Asylum Seekers

HIAS has collaborated with the Catholic Legal Immigiration Network (CLINIC) and the Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham University to create a comprehensive animated “Know Your Rights” vid

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece

Aug 17, 2020

When new regulations issued in Greece earlier this year suddenly hampered refugee agencies’ ability to help people seeking asylum, the HIAS Greece legal team knew they had to fight back.

The Numbers Speak for Themselves

Aug 15, 2020

0.06% is the recognition rate of refugees in Israel. Why is this number so low? This report examines Israel's Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Regulation, providing an explanation about articles in the Regulation and how they are applied in practice.

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