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Ask Me Anything: What Does Immigration Reform Look Like?

Darcy Gallego, the Legislative Associate at the Immigration Hub, discussed the Immigration Hub’s Action Steps for real immigration reform with HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson!

Honoring Yoella Epstein, Esq.

Multilingual Chromebook Guides

We are excited to share a series of introductory Chromebook orientation videos for newcomer families created by HIAS Pennsylvania with support from HIAS, Inc.

The video series is currently available in English, Burmese, Dari, Kinyarwanda, and Swahili, and will soon be available in Arabic, Nepali, and Tigrinya. You can watch the videos on YouTube here! 

Watch the videos:

Ask Me Anything: Citizenship Delayed – Naturalization and Voting for New Americans

Lori Alexander, Director of HIAS PA’s Citizenship and Family Unification Program, Mary Clark, HIAS PA’s Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN) Coordinator, and Symbol Lai, Deputy Director of the Office of Immigrant Affairs, discussed Citizenship and Voting for New Americans with Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson during today’s Facebook Live Ask Me Anything!

8/13/2020 Public Charge Information Session (Presented in Spanish)

Únase a HIAS Pennsylvania, Ceiba y Consulmex Filadelfia para conocer la nueva regla de carga pública y el acceso de los…

Posted by HIAS Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 13, 2020


Únase a HIAS Pennsylvania, Ceiba y Consulmex Filadelfia para conocer la nueva regla de carga pública y el acceso de los inmigrantes a los beneficios públicos durante la pandemia de COVID-19.

Presentado en español

Join HIAS PennsylvaniaCeiba, and Consulmex Filadelfia (Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia) to learn about the new public charge rule and immigrant access to public benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presented in Spanish

Ask Me Anything: The Racist Underpinnings of Immigration Law

As people become more aware of the underlying structural racism within many American institutions and its effects, it becomes even more essential to understand how structural racism affects every facet of American life.

Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Fernando Chang-Muy, and HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, discussed the intersection of racism and immigration law.

Watch it here!

“My Conversation with a DREAMer”

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and HIAS Pennsylvania’s Latino Outreach and Immigration Services Coordinator Gerardo Jimenez Castillo discuss DACA.

Commemorating the MS St. Louis

Ask Me Anything #10: Immigrant-Owned Businesses

Ask Me Anything #9: The Future of DACA