News & Views

Pennsylvania advocates push to extend program for Liberians

HIAS Pennsylvania is among other Pennsylvania advocates that have been working to make sure Liberian Refugees apply for Liberian Refugee… MORE

September 2021 Federal Advocacy Opportunities

There are three important ways to advocate for immigrants this September. Contact your Representative or Senator and tell them to:… MORE

Crises in Afghanistan and Haiti: What We Know, How to Get Help and How to Give Help

If COVID and the three ongoing displacement crises have taught us anything, it’s been the absolute imperative to be able… MORE

Top Ten Ways to Support Immigrants and Refugees 

Volunteer to support our social services, from setting up a newly arrived refugee family’s apartment to accompanying immigrants to their… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Shaloo Jose

“I never thought that there was this side of law where we could make a difference in client’s lives, in… MORE

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency by Jeff Gammage of the Philadelphia… MORE

Reflections on two tragedies

“We live in a strange time marred by misery Pure hearts are taken from us daily” Osama Herkel, one of… MORE

Honoring Yoella Epstein, Esq.

Immigrant Relief Fund prevents homelessness

Alicia* fled to the United States to claim asylum and gain protection from the dangers of her life in El… MORE

Writing Public Comments about the Asylum Rule

Public Comments are due July 15th against the new Asylum Rules that make it almost impossible to claim asylum in… MORE

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.