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Inquirer Op-Ed: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

All too often, the “good moral character” required to naturalize, receive other immigration benefits, and pass employment tests means living… MORE

Generocity Op-Ed: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

Opinion: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

Increasing Higher Education Accessibility for English Learners and Immigrant Students through Mentoring

“HIAS PA students are usually English learners, non-US citizens, or, most often, both. The current college preparation curriculum (if any)… MORE

With Six Month Deadline Looming, Biden Administration Risks Repeating Trump Failure On Green Cards For Liberian Immigrants

Pamela Roberts, a staff attorney representing more than a dozen LRIF applicants at HIAS Pennsylvania said: “Representing LRIF applicants who… MORE

The Reins of Power: How Immigration Law Has Evolved to Reflect Our Country’s Value System

In this episode of On Record PR, Leslie Richards goes on record with Cathryn Miller-Wilson, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania, to discuss the history… MORE

Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good

Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good  

Biden action on Liberian immigrants has community in Philly hopeful

“The LRIF application process was hampered by a slow launch, cumbersome procedures, and delays,” reads the order. The new policy… MORE

The hardest change to immigration policy post-Trump? Ending the mind-set that immigrants are criminals.

“The incoming Biden administration has pledged to undo as much as it can as fast as it can. But the… MORE

What the Biden Presidency Could Mean for Undocumented Workers

“The hopes are huge,” says Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania. Read more here.

U.S. Congress Extends DED Program for Liberian Immigrants

The Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) program has been extended for one year, to 2021. LRIF provides a pathway for… MORE