Staff

Beverly A. Black, Esq.

Beverly A. Black, Esq.

Beverly A. Black graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1979 with majors in Spanish and History. She spent her junior year abroad in Costa Rica. Beverly has focused on immigration issues since 1986 when she obtained her paralegal certificate from Villanova University and began working for Catholic Social Services as an immigration accredited representative. She continued to work as an immigration paralegal for Orlow, Steel, Rubin and Rudnick (later Steel, Rudnick and Ruben) and Krusen, Evans & Byrne while she attended Temple Law School. Beverly graduated from Temple Law School in 1992, passed the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars in the fall of 1992 and opened her own law office in Northeast Philadelphia focusing on immigration matters in September 1993. She continued to handle primarily immigration cases for the next twenty-eight years.

Beverly joined HIAS Pennsylvania as a staff attorney for the Complex Litigation and Humanitarian Relief team in November 2021. She is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Portuguese having lived in Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Chile in her youth.

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

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.