News & Views

How COVID-19 Affects Immigrants, and How You Can Help

Learn more about how immigrants are affected by COVID-19, and what you can do to help!

Unemployed and Scared

Like hundreds of thousands of immigrants, Rosa* lost her job to COVID-19. Two advantages may help her survive: legal status… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania with ACLAMO Family Centers

HIAS Pennsylvania representatives Gerardo and Vleidmy speak with ACLAMO Family Centers about immigration and COVID-19.

Información 2 de Abril del COVID 19. Inmigración con dos representantes acreditados por el Departamento de Justicia HIAS Pennsylvania. Para comunicarse con ellos llame al 215-832-0900.

Posted by ACLAMO Family Centers on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Agency Comment: EOIR Proposed Fee Hikes

The proposed fee hikes to immigration could prove disastrous to low-income immigrants, asylum-seekers, and refugees. Read the HIAS PA Agency… MORE

Love in the Time of COVID-19

The words in the title of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s famous novel, “Love in the Time of Cholera”, couldn’t be more… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania is Open for Business During the Outbreak of COVID-19

While taking appropriate precautions, including working remotely whenever possible, HIAS Pennsylvania staff is still working hard to help our clients,… MORE

Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

Governments at all levels face a tsunami of need. All of us know that xenophobia skyrockets when illnesses spread. If… MORE

Volunteer Vignettes: Appointment Accompaniment Volunteer

Each accompaniment is a brand new experience: volunteers meet new individuals, families, challenges, and rewarding moments every time. Appointment Accompaniment… MORE

In the News: Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act Panel

HIAS Pennsylvania’s Director of Citizenship and Family Unification Program, Lori Alexander, discusses the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) Act at… MORE

Op/Ed: “Who Are Refugees?”

Opinion | Who Are Refugees?