News & Views

What would Philadelphia’s immigrant communities like to see from the next mayor?

“Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, said the School District of Philadelphia and other organizations must ensure they provide… MORE

HIAS PENNSYLVANIA: A ‘No Brainer’ Opportunity for a Young Lawyer

“A month into starting as a new attorney at Blank Rome, LLP, I was asked if I was interested in… MORE

A growing number of Philly parents can’t communicate with their kids’ schools. Here’s why.

HIAS Pennsylvania, a nonprofit that assists immigrants and refugees from around the world, first began seeing an influx of Qʼeqchiʼ-speaking… MORE

Blank Rome’s Pro Bono Work Recognized at HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2023 Golden Door Awards

“Blank Rome LLP is pleased to share that our firm will be recognized at HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2023 Golden Door Awards: United for… MORE

Picking up the pieces after US falters in its commitment to welcoming Ukrainians fleeing Russian invasion

More than 147,000 Ukrainians have been authorized to book passage to the United States through a government sponsorship program, including… MORE

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