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Advocacy Call/Letter Scripts

Want to advocate for immigrants, but don’t know where to start? We have included sample call and letter scripts to… MORE

Advocate for Ukrainians

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

Why Does Advocacy Matter?

​Refugees and immigrants are impacted by federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures every single day. Many of these… MORE

Updates Regarding Ukraine and Help for Ukrainians

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

Recap: HIAS Pennsylvania’s 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Advocacy and Action

On Monday, January 17th, 2021, we held an expert panel on Afghan evacuees and on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2022 Wish List for Immigration

2022 Goals End Afghan family separation – make sure that no Afghan family member of an Afghan who made it… MORE

Haitians Also Need Our Help

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

Opinion: USCIS must waive fees for Afghan refugees

Opinion: USCIS must waive fees for Afghan refugees

Refugee Resettlement: A Brief Overview and How Afghan Newcomers are Different

The federal Refugee Resettlement Act of 1980 established the structure and process for refugee resettlement in the United States that… 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.