Opening Doors for New Americans since 1882
Thanks to donations from Old Pine Community Center, Society Hill Synagogue, Health Plans Partners, and Ami Yares, Refugee Thanksgiving was a resounding success. And it made the news! Take a look at the wonderful event and the refugees we welcomed:
Everyone is saying that it’s the dawn of a new era. Immigration Reform and the World-Wide Refugee Crisis were major issues in this election and, now that the voting is over, a new administration will move forward with their agenda on these and other issues. We too will move forward and for us, too, the moment is historic.
Last month, HIAS Pennsylvania welcomed a record number of refugees to Philadelphia.
Here's what one of them is up to: