News & Views

In the News: Philippe Weisz talks immigration on KYW

Managing Attorney Philippe Weisz talks about the border, deportations and more with immigrants’ rights activist Miguel Andrade of Juntos, constitutional… MORE

In the News: What does it mean to use the phrase “Concentration Camp”

The Jewish Exponent asked many Jewish leaders in our community about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements that referred to the migrant detention… MORE

In the News: Young and undocumented in Philly

WHYY profiled Keyri Artillero, an undocumented teen in the Philadelphia community. We are proud to be highlighted for our work… MORE

In the News: World Refugee Day

HIAS Pennsylvania celebrated World Refugee Day helping to organize Neighborhoods Without Borders–three block parties across the city bringing refugees and… MORE

In The News: The Scent of Saté

In an article discussing how Malaysian food brings together people of different races, religions, and cultures, chef Angelina Branca gives… MORE

In The News: Anti-semitism in Trump’s America echoes the anti-semitism many fled in Russia

“And now it’s my Syrian friend, who had lost two of his brothers to ISIS and was brought by HIAS—a… MORE

In The News: HIAS PA Know Your Rights Coordinator Discusses Collaboration

Gerardo Castillo Jimenez, HIAS PA’s Know Your Rights Coordinator, discusses the “PA is Ready!” collaboration with Project Libertad – an… MORE

In The News: How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits

Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS PA, and other local experts clarify the degree to which benefits are actually available to immigrants… MORE

In The News: Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration

Last Sunday (11/18), HIAS PA hosted its annual Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration, welcoming dozens of refugees to their first Thanksgiving. Discover… MORE