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Jeffrey Isaacson

Jeffrey Isaacson is the Community Engagement Manager. He manages volunteer engagement, in-kind donations, and community events. After graduating from the University… MORE

Shirley Zenker

Shirley Zenker

On Dec 21, 1992, Shirley set foot in The Great Northeast of The United States of America. Shirley is a… MORE

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Lina Ruth Duiker, Esq.

Lina Ruth Duiker is a Staff Attorney at HIAS Pennsylvania. She provides direct representation to immigrants residing in Philadelphia, PA before… MORE

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Sara Giraldo

Sara has been a paralegal at HIAS Pennsylvania since January 2023. Sara is an attorney at law in her home… MORE

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Isabelle Schechter

Isabelle Schechter joined HIAS PA in November 2023 as the Asset Building and Savings Program Coordinator for HIAS PA’s Individual… MORE

Nicole Bañales

Nicole Bañales is a Case Manager on the Legal Team at HIAS Pennsylvania. She joined the team in January 2020… MORE

Isabel Abreu, Esq.

Isabel joined HIAS Pennsylvania in 2016 upon her graduation from law school. She provides direct representation to clients before US… MORE

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Stephanie Costa, Esq.

Stephanie Costa is a Managing Attorney at HIAS Pennsylvania. Stephanie oversees a team of legal and social staff that provides… MORE

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Emily Miles, Esq.

Emily is an Immigration Staff Attorney & Independence Foundation Fellow at HIAS Pennsylvania. She joined the team in September 2023… MORE

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Joanna McGill-Gardner, Esq.

Joanna McGill-Gardner is a Staff Attorney at HIAS Pennsylvania. She joined the team in September 2019 through a two-year Skadden… MORE