Over the past several weeks, hundreds of supporters have come forward in support of Afghans forced to flee, in large… MORE
HIAS Pennsylvania will be closed on Monday, September 6th, 2021, for Labor Day, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 7th… MORE
Commemorating the events of September 11th, 2001, watch our Ask Me Anything from September 2nd, 2021.
We heard from HIAS PA’s Director of Social Services, Lucy Rabbaa, and HIAS PA’s Office Manager and former SIV, Mohammad Sadiq Sadeed, about the Afghan refugees coming to the US on Special Immigrant Visa status, the repercussions of the War in Afghanistan, and what the past month has been like for families like Sadiq’s.
“In an essay for WHYY, a public radio station in Philadelphia, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, highlighted example of… MORE
Why the U.S. government should waive fees for Afghan refugees seeking humanitarian parole
HIAS Pennsylvania, which is also based in Philly, also suggests some options for folks who want to volunteer: Help resettle… MORE
Opinion: USCIS must waive fees for Afghan refugees