News & Views

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

Projeto para liberar carteira de motorista para indocumentados na Pensilvânia é apresentado

Want to read Rabbi Alan Iser’s op/ed about Driving PA Forward in Brazilian Portuguese? Well, now you can!

Hundreds from across the globe now calling Philly home celebrate World Refugee Day at the zoo

“Every year the celebration looks different,” said Anneke Kat, community engagement specialist at HIAS PA, a large refugee resettlement organization… MORE

Jewish Exponent: Ronald Klasko, Esq., honored at HIAS PA’s 2022 Golden Door Awards gala

HIAS Pennsylvania’s Golden Door Awards honoree, Ronald Klasko, Esq., was featured in the Jewish Exponent! Read the feature here

Jennifer Joseph, HIAS PA’s Deputy Director & Chief DEI Officer, is honored by the Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Mayor of Philadelphia

Jennifer Joseph, Deputy Director & Chief DEI Officer at HIAS PA, was invited by the Office of Immigrant Affairs to… MORE

Toddler reunited with parents in U.S. after being left behind in Afghanistan in August

“Refugee organizations took up Hadi’s case. He wrote letters asking for help and authorizing his brother to escort Hanzala on… MORE

100,000 Ukrainian refugees will soon be allowed to live in the U.S. Philly resettlement agencies are ready.

“Any number is great news,” said Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, the immigrant-assistance organization in Philadelphia. “A hundred… MORE

A Philly immigration lawyer tries to help Ukrainian Americans desperate to get family members out of the war

“I’ve had a permanent stomachache,” Miller-Wilson said. “We’re looking at the 3 million or so fleeing Ukraine, but this is… MORE

Pittsburghers ready to welcome fleeing Ukrainians, but quick entry to US remains unlikely

“It doesn’t matter whether people are willing to open their homes to orphans and families or whether Pittsburghers see this… MORE

Resettled Afghans Find New Lives and New Schools in Philadelphia

“The first day of high school is always hard. It’s doubly difficult if you are not fluent in the language… 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.