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What You Need to Know About Biden’s Immigration Reform Proposal

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HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy

Thank you for joining us on Monday, January 18th, 2021, for HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2021 Wish List for Immigrants in Pennsylvania

A new year, new administration, and three key proposals will bring new hope for immigrants in Greater Philadelphia December 28,… MORE

Watch It Now: Ask Me Anything: What Does Immigration Reform Look Like?

Darcy Gallego, the Legislative Associate at the Immigration Hub, discussed the Immigration Hub’s Action Steps for real immigration reform with HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson!

Advocacy Round-Up: September/October 2020

Are you interested in advocating for immigrants, but don’t know where to start? Check out our resources on how to… MORE

Watch It Now: Ask Me Anything: Citizenship Delayed – Naturalization and Voting for New Americans

Lori Alexander, Director of HIAS PA’s Citizenship and Family Unification Program, Mary Clark, HIAS PA’s Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN) Coordinator, and Symbol Lai, Deputy Director of the Office of Immigrant Affairs, discussed Citizenship and Voting for New Americans with Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson during today’s Facebook Live Ask Me Anything!

Help us #SaveAsylum

On July 9th, 2020, the federal Administration issued another new proposed rule in an attempt to gut the US asylum… MORE

Watch It Now: Ask Me Anything: The Racist Underpinnings of Immigration Law

As people become more aware of the underlying structural racism within many American institutions and its effects, it becomes even more essential to understand how structural racism affects every facet of American life.

Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Fernando Chang-Muy, and HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, discussed the intersection of racism and immigration law.

Watch it here!

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

Advocacy Roundup 6/30/2020

The Supreme Court happily ruled that the administration’s decision to end DACA violated the Administrative Procedure Act, and therefore DACA will… 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.