News & Views

In the News: World Refugee Day

HIAS Pennsylvania celebrated World Refugee Day helping to organize Neighborhoods Without Borders–three block parties across the city bringing refugees and… MORE

In The News: The Scent of Saté

In an article discussing how Malaysian food brings together people of different races, religions, and cultures, chef Angelina Branca gives… MORE

In The News: Anti-semitism in Trump’s America echoes the anti-semitism many fled in Russia

“And now it’s my Syrian friend, who had lost two of his brothers to ISIS and was brought by HIAS—a… MORE

In the News: HIAS Pennsylvania Recognizes Six Refugee Services Providers

HIAS Recognizes Six Refugee Services Providers

In The News: HIAS PA Know Your Rights Coordinator Discusses Collaboration

Gerardo Castillo Jimenez, HIAS PA’s Know Your Rights Coordinator, discusses the “PA is Ready!” collaboration with Project Libertad – an… MORE

In The News: How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits

Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS PA, and other local experts clarify the degree to which benefits are actually available to immigrants… MORE

In The News: Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration

Last Sunday (11/18), HIAS PA hosted its annual Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration, welcoming dozens of refugees to their first Thanksgiving. Discover… MORE

In the News: Agencies Plead for Greater Admission of Refugees

“Refugees are assets,” said Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS PA. “They are investments in our economy. And in our… MORE

In the News: In Sessions’ asylum ruling, a court system unlike others

“This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told immigration judges they could no longer grant asylum to most migrants who come… MORE

In the News: Pa. aid society honors young immigrant author for courage, determination

Author and former HIAS PA client, Liliana Vasquez, is honored at HIAS Pennsylvania’s Annual Golden Door Awards event. Read more… 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.