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Weekly Wins Round-up: January 2023

Dear Friend, This month we observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was, in large part, the fact that six million… MORE

For Afghan evacuees in Philly and elsewhere, a looming unemployment crisis

Cathryn Miller-Wilson has worked in immigration long enough to know when a crisis is walking toward her. And right now… MORE

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti / Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS) pou Ayiti

Watch the video below to learn recent updates about Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti and how to prepare for… MORE

Migrant Bus Advocacy Scripts

Note: These scripts can be used to contact your legislators through postcards, letters, emails, phone calls, social media posts, and… MORE

Watch it Now: HIAS PA’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy and Action

On Monday, January 16th, 2023, at HIAS PA’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy and Action, a panel from Philadelphia-area immigrant-serving organizations discussed what our welcoming community is doing in response to the buses of migrants being sent from Texas to Philadelphia.

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We’d like to thank Comcast for their support, including their support of the City of Philadelphia’s Welcoming Fund.

Weekly Wins Round-up: December 2022

Dear Friend, 2022 was a year of global unrest, but it was also a year where we all came together… MORE

The truth about Title 42

Read “Title 42: Myths and Facts” here. Letter to the Editor: The truth about Title 42 Title 42 is a… MORE

3 busloads of migrants from Texas arrive in Philadelphia: ‘Very good to be in this town’

“These are people [who have] traveled on foot through many countries. They’ve fled torture, persecution, and then to arrive, be… MORE

Title 42: Myths and Facts

Many of you may have followed, at least vaguely, the seemingly hysterical back and forth litigation about Title 42. And… MORE

‘Immigrant communities are welcome here’: Philly stands strong on sanctuary as Gov. Abbott sends buses from Texas

“Those years of immigrant-led battles to solidify Philadelphia’s sanctuary standing play an important role now, as the city welcomes bus… MORE

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.