U.S. Advocacy

In North Carolina, Local Advocacy Trainings Boost Action for Refugees

May 04, 2018

Participants came together to deepen their skills and to identify areas for cooperation in advocating for refugees on the local, state and federal levels.

Outside the Supreme Court, Activists Say #NoMuslimBanEver

Apr 25, 2018

“Three times Donald Trump has tried to force this unconstitutional ban on us. And three times we have stood up to stop it.”

HIAS Heads to the Hill

Apr 23, 2018

As refugee admissions to the United States continue to dwindle, those advocating for preserving the life-saving program are not standing idly by.

Los Angeles Jewish Community Unites in Support of Refugees

Mar 23, 2018

As the Trump Administration welcomes an historically low number of refugees into the United States, a coalition of over 30 Jewish congregations and organizations gathered on Thursday, March 22 for a community-wide show of support for refugees.

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 Calls for Greater Transparency on Additional Refugee Vetting Measures

Jan 30, 2018

“The tens of thousands of refugees who have been banned during the past three months must know if they will now be able to find the safety our country offered to them in the United States."

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets

Jan 29, 2018

A year after President Trump's first ban on refugees from entering the United States, activists in Washington, D.C. and New York City took to the streets to protest against discriminatory policies.

Former Immigration Service Director: Trump’s Refugee Policy is Baseless

Nov 02, 2017

"Welcoming those facing persecution is woven into the fabric of who we are as Americans."

HIAS Statement to the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Oversight of the United States Refugee Admissions Program”

Oct 26, 2017

With more than 65 million displaced persons and over 22.5 million registered refugees globally, it is more important than ever to preserve United States leadership on refugee resettlement.

SLIDESHOW: Advocates Rally at the #NoMuslimBanEver March

Oct 19, 2017

By the morning of Wednesday, October 18, two federal judges had already blocked the Trump administration’s latest travel restrictions from going into effect. But that didn’t stop the nearly 1,000 advocates and activists from showing up to voice their opposition to the repeated attempts to ban refugees and travelers from Muslim-majority countries.

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