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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

Predictions for nonprofits 2021 – Generocity

“I think the wildest dream is fundamentally changing the way we operate, […] Where we invest in real policy change… MORE

Animation art program for refugee and immigrant children is on pause until a new sponsor steps up

“Klementina used her artistic skills to inspire our kids to express themselves in ways they had never done before,” said… MORE

HIAS PA Clients Celebrate Thanksgiving Virtually – Jewish Exponent

HIAS PA Clients Celebrate Thanksgiving Virtually “Whether or not you are Jewish, or an immigrant, we have all been strangers… MORE

Under Trump, hundreds of small changes in immigration rules have had a huge impact

“U visa rejections came without warning, and the reasons seemed absurd, said Vleidmy Velarde, who supervises the agency’s Immigrant Victims… MORE

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency by Jeff Gammage of the Philadelphia… MORE