Opening Doors for New Americans since 1882
Equal Justice Works, in celebration of AmeriCorps Awareness Week, profiled HIAS Pennsylvania's AmeriCorps Attorney Stephanie Lubert and her amazing work with Central American unaccompanied minors here.
"You who are so-called illegal aliens must know that no human being is illegal. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beautiful or more beautiful, they can be fat or skinny, they can be right or wrong, but illegal? How can a human being be illegal?"
Ellie Wiesel, writer, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and Holocaust Survivor.
On January 27, President Trump signed an Executive Order banning immigrants from coming into the U.S. from Muslim countries and temporarily suspending the U.S. refugee program completely. Among the reasons given is the following: