News & Views

Immigrant Relief Fund prevents homelessness

Alicia* fled to the United States to claim asylum and gain protection from the dangers of her life in El… MORE

Weekly Wins Monthly Round-up: July

If anything has become painfully apparent in the past few months, it is that the simple can easily become complex—just… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Michelle Nava

“I knew that I wanted to help my community the way HIAS PA helped my family.” -Michelle Nava We spoke… MORE

Help us #SaveAsylum

On July 9th, 2020, the federal Administration issued another new proposed rule in an attempt to gut the US asylum… MORE

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.

Join 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!

HIAS PA Advocates for Immigrant Health During COVID-19

Meagan Hume, HIAS Pennsylvania’s Health Coordinator, spoke at the House Democratic Policy Hearing on COVID-19 Disparities on July 15th, 2020…. MORE

Writing Public Comments about the Asylum Rule

Public Comments are due July 15th against the new Asylum Rules that make it almost impossible to claim asylum in… MORE

Weekly Wins Monthly Round-up: June

If there is one thing I have learned over these past couple of months, it is that we really are… MORE

Advocacy Roundup 6/30/2020

The Supreme Court happily ruled that the administration’s decision to end DACA violated the Administrative Procedure Act, and therefore DACA will… MORE

DACA Ruling Helps Local Israeli Seek US Citizenship

DACA Ruling Helps Local Israeli Seek US Citizenship