On Friday, April 21st, 2023, HIAS Pennsylvania hosted an online information session for landlords and property managers interested in partnering with Philadelphia-area refugee resettlement agencies. Watch the video to learn more about the process of renting to newly arrived refugees.
a stalwart pro bono partner whose attorneys and staff responded immediately to the Afghan crisis, providing representation to many Afghan clients in their asylum, humanitarian parole, and family reunification matters.
“The decline in immigration is one of the primary factors contributing to our current labor shortage.”
On Monday, April 3rd, 2023, Cathryn Miller Wilson, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania, joined with Sarah Steltz, from The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, and Shaloo Jose, a HIAS PA legal team staffer who was caught in the struggle for more than a decade, to learn about work authorization from a business, political, and personal perspective.
On Monday, January 16th, 2023, at HIAS PA’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy and Action, a panel from Philadelphia-area immigrant-serving organizations discussed what our welcoming community is doing in response to the buses of migrants being sent from Texas to Philadelphia.
The 2022 Pennsylvania Senatorial debate highlighted the ramped-up inflammatory anti-immigration rhetoric that gets weaponized during every election cycle.
Watch our virtual discussion with Charles D. Ellison of WURD and Nick Gourevitch from Global Strategy Group as we cut through the noise and discuss political polling, how polls and media reports inform campaign strategy, and, ultimately, their effect on public perceptions about immigration.
We were honored to have grandchildren and other descendants of SS St. Louis passengers in attendance. A special thank you to Dr. Paul Finkelman of Gratz College for sharing his expertise about the events leading up to the “Voyage of the Doomed”.
This program was generously supported by Dveera Segal & Bradley Bridge.
Hear from our Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, who has provided a briefing about the global impact of the three worldwide displacement crises in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Haiti. Hear also about what HIAS PA is doing and not doing, why, and learn how you can help.