Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP

Apr 26, 2022

At a rally outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments took place on whether the Biden administration can end the MPP policy, activists called for the termination of the cruel program.

Title 42, a View From the Border in March 2022

Mar 25, 2022

Sue Kenney-Pfalzer and Border Fellows describe the impact of Title 42 on the organizations, systems and people at United States' southern border.
Ukrainian man at U.S. border.

The Plight of Ukrainian Refugees Highlights the Problem of Title 42

Mar 24, 2022

Although most of the millions of Ukrainian refugees are heading to Poland and other nearby countries, a number want to head for the United States. Getting to the safety of loved ones in America though, is deeply problematic.

MPP’s Return Will Make Bad Border Situation Worse

Oct 20, 2021

With the pending return of MPP, HIAS is on the ground in Mexico assessing the current situation.

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More

Sep 30, 2021

Catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.

Joint Letter to President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas and Attorney General Garland on Title 42

Sep 20, 2021

HIAS, along with 70 other organizations, has signed a letter demanding that the Biden administration "immediately end its embrace, defense, and advancement of illegal and cruel Trump administration policies that harm families and people seeking protection and bolster xenophobic rhetoric by treating people seeking protection as threats."

The Tragedy of "Remain in Mexico"

Sep 17, 2021

For 70,000 people, the U.S. Supreme Court’s late August “Remain in Mexico” decision is a tragedy beyond their control.

New York Times’ Afghan Workers Assisted by HIAS in Mexico

Sep 02, 2021

HIAS received an urgent request from officials at The New York Times and mobilized to help their Afghan workers who were being evacuated to Mexico City.

We Still Need to Help at the U.S-Mexico Border

Jun 29, 2021

HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield visited the HIAS teams in Monterrey, Ciudad Juárez, Tijuana, and Mexicali who are helping hundreds of asylum seekers.

One Man's Journey Is Every Man's Story

May 24, 2021

Yeinier's journey from Cuba to the United States took 22 months; with HIAS’ help, his story had a happy ending, but it came at a high price.