News & Views

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

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

‘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

To Philly from Uganda: ‘Philadelphia is my sweet home’

“I have met good people here, including at HIAS Pennsylvania, which helps refugees, and have made my home here. A… MORE

Philadelphia organizations say they’ll be ready to help if migrant buses roll in

“HIAS Pennsylvania Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson said they would help to get the migrants settled. She added such migrants are… MORE

Philadelphia City Council Preparing For Potential Migrant Arrivals

Watch HIAS PA Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson discuss potential migrant arrivals from Texas.

Philadelphia preparing for possible arrival of migrants from Texas

“Once the migrants arrive, groups like HIAS Pennsylvania will be providing them with resources. ‘Some of the materials that we’re… MORE

Philadelphia officials confirm migrants from Texas could arrive by Tuesday

“Our plan is to help them navigate get to where they need to be,” Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania, Cathryn… MORE

How have Afghan refugees adjusted to the United States?

It’s been nearly one year since the collapse of Kabul to the Taliban.   “Hadi says non-profits — like HIAS… 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.