HIAS v. Trump – Why We’re Suing the government, let alone the President of the United States


HIAS v. Trump – Why We’re Suing
HIAS v. Trump - Why We're Suing Over our 135 year history, HIAS has routinely represented asylum seekers in court against the U.S. government. Never before, however, has HIAS itself sued the government, let alone the President of the United States. Until now.RELATED: HIAS Files Preliminary Injunction Challenging Reduction of Refugee Admissions

New Yorkers Brave the Elements to Rally for Refugees
New Yorkers Brave the Elements to Rally for Refugees Equipped with protest signs, umbrellas and a tradition of welcoming the stranger, upwards of 1,000 rally goers stood for nearly two hours in Battery Park at the Southern tip of Manhattan, overlooking the Statue of Liberty. Rally Recap.

SLIDESHOW: Sister-actions across the country


HIAS Helps Reunite Syrian Family Amid Refugee Ban
HIAS Helps Reunite Syrian Family Amid Refugee Ban After spending more than two years apart, a Syrian family was reunited in dramatic fashion, with help from HIAS.
Read about their emotional reunion.

Filling an Urgent Need in Greece
Filling an Urgent Need in Greece Last summer, HIAS opened a new international office on the Greek island of Lesvos, to assist refugees and asylum-seekers facing an unfamiliar and daunting legal bureaucracy. HIAS is proud to provide lifesaving protection and legal services for refugees in Greece.
Learn more.

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Take Action: Here’s how to stand up and fight back for refugees.

Rabbis Speak Out: Nearly 2000 rabbis are urging the U.S. to welcome and protect refugees of all faiths.

HIAS Welcome Campaign: More than 300 congregations have now signed on in support of welcoming refugees! See the complete list and learn more here.


From the Newsroom

HIAS Challenges Refugee Ban’s Lowered Cap in New Court Filing

New DHS Guidelines Put Asylum Seekers at Risk, Says HIAS

HIAS Names Shelly Pitterman Senior Vice President for Programs

 

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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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