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If you are a new client trying to access our services, please call us during our intake hours. Before doing this, please see our eligibility criteria below to determine if you qualify for our services.

HIAS Pennsylvania is CLOSED for intake until June 6th.

Emergency referrals from service providers: If you are referring urgent cases for HIAS PA services from a nonprofit, hospital, or other organization, please access this form.

Asylum: If you recently received asylum–that is, you HAVE ASYLUM ALREADY–please call or text (833) 344 2772.

 

PLEASE NOTE

  • We do not accept walk-ins to our office
  • We do not accept collect calls
  • If you are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1. If you are experiencing domestic violence and seek resources, support, or a safe place call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799 SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.

Eligibility Requirements

HIAS Pennsylvania works with low-income and at-risk immigrants and refugees.

Eligibility criteria and prioritization for legal representation include:

  • Income: Services are generally targeted to families and individuals who have an annual income of less than 187.5% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
  • Expertise: Services are targeted towards those who fall under our expertise.
  • Vulnerability: Services prioritize those most vulnerable (experiencing homelessness, etc.). Services also target those in removal proceedings.

Thinking about applying for citizenship but don’t know if you’re eligible? Click here.

We regret that we are unable to meet the needs of every immigrant who needs legal representation, even those who are otherwise eligible for our services. There are other service organizations you can contact for assistance if we are unable to assist you.

If you meet our eligibility requirements:

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://hiaspa.org/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.

Join us for Thankful TogetherWatch performances from cultural groups and immigrants from around Philadelphia.
Give immigrants a brighter future

Make 2021 better for immigrants and refugees by ensuring they have the support to recover from anti-immigrant policies and the pandemic.

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Help every immigrant achieve their greatest potential by ensuring there are no obstacles like a lack of legal status or language access stand in their way.