Mar 06, 2019
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today defended the Trump Administration’s declaration of a national emergency at the Southern border and asked for changes in laws regarding the process of asylum seekers into the United States.
Jan 11, 2019
HIAS led another delegation of staff and volunteers to the U.S.-Mexico border to provide legal services to asylum seekers.
Dec 26, 2018
2018 was a challenging year for HIAS as we continued our work of fighting for refugees and asylum seekers.
Nov 30, 2018
Luis Gonzalez is the new HIAS Border Fellow at Jewish Family Service in San Diego.
Sep 04, 2018
Last month, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations, led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seekers, and others. This new video follows the group as they bear witness.
Aug 30, 2018
HIAS sent a legal delegation of volunteers, staff, attorneys, and translators to the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas.