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Biden action on Liberian immigrants has community in Philly hopeful

“The LRIF application process was hampered by a slow launch, cumbersome procedures, and delays,” reads the order. The new policy… MORE

The hardest change to immigration policy post-Trump? Ending the mind-set that immigrants are criminals.

“The incoming Biden administration has pledged to undo as much as it can as fast as it can. But the… MORE

What the Biden Presidency Could Mean for Undocumented Workers

“The hopes are huge,” says Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania. Read more here.

Meet Our Staff: Mark Saucedo

“Immigration is always personal for me, because ultimately people just want to be happy, and I want to be the… MORE

A Message to Our Clients

To our clients, We know that the events of Wednesday, January 6th, were in some ways far more troubling for… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: December 2020

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, This last month of 2020 was one of reflection and of hope. Surrounded by my immediate… MORE

U.S. Congress Extends DED Program for Liberian Immigrants

The Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) program has been extended for one year, to 2021. LRIF provides a pathway for… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2021 Wish List for Immigrants in Pennsylvania

A new year, new administration, and three key proposals will bring new hope for immigrants in Greater Philadelphia December 28,… MORE

Predictions for nonprofits 2021 – Generocity

“I think the wildest dream is fundamentally changing the way we operate, […] Where we invest in real policy change… MORE

Animation art program for refugee and immigrant children is on pause until a new sponsor steps up

“Klementina used her artistic skills to inspire our kids to express themselves in ways they had never done before,” said… MORE