The ADL called the move “a moral failure and yet another attack by this administration on refugees seeking haven from unimaginable circumstances.”
The Anti-Defamation League, National Council of Jewish Women and HIAS have filed a grievance with the Zionist Organization of America.
In a rare rebuke of Israeli government policy, two major Jewish American organizations are publicly expressing their concern over a plan to deport thousands of African asylum seekers.
The government must now process refugee applications for people “with a bona fide relationship to a person or entity within the United States.”
“These are sad times for refugees, a sad time for America,” HIAS president Mark Hetfield said.
“America is strongest when we are not closed off to the world,” the RAC said in a Tweet.
President Donald Trump is “betraying” U.S. commitments to refugees
— The Jewish resettlement agency HIAS decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban …
NEW YORK — On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump made Mark Hetfield’s job impossible. Hetfield is the president and CEO of HIAS, an organiza…
David’s Brisket House is hosting a dinner to raise money for HIAS, which once helped Jewish refugees and now helps Muslim ones.