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Advocate Now!

Want to advocate for immigrants but don’t know where to start? Here’s our list of the most pressing issues affecting… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Chloe Walton

“It’s a privilege and a challenge to be able to communicate with clients in a way that helps them understand… MORE

Philadelphia World Refugee Day 2021 Highlight Videos

Did you miss Philadelphia World Refugee Day? Watch our highlight videos here!

(Video credit to PhillyCAM)

 

Inquirer Op-Ed: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

All too often, the “good moral character” required to naturalize, receive other immigration benefits, and pass employment tests means living… MORE

Generocity Op-Ed: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

Opinion: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

Weekly Wins Round-up: June 2021

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, On June 20th every year, we have the pleasure and honor of celebrating World Refugee Day,… MORE

Gay, Proud, and Secure: Illia’s Story

“Don’t let anyone keep you from being yourself.” Illia Matviienko, an LGBT client of HIAS PA’s Youth Team, spoke with… MORE

Increasing Higher Education Accessibility for English Learners and Immigrant Students through Mentoring

“HIAS PA students are usually English learners, non-US citizens, or, most often, both. The current college preparation curriculum (if any)… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Shaloo Jose

“I never thought that there was this side of law where we could make a difference in client’s lives, in… MORE

Watch It Now: What’s Really Happening at the Border?

Every year on June 6th we commemorate the MS St. Louis, a ship bearing refugees fleeing Nazi Germany which was… MORE