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Philadelphia organizations say they’ll be ready to help if migrant buses roll in

“HIAS Pennsylvania Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson said they would help to get the migrants settled. She added such migrants are… MORE

Philadelphia City Council Preparing For Potential Migrant Arrivals

Watch HIAS PA Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson discuss potential migrant arrivals from Texas.

Philadelphia preparing for possible arrival of migrants from Texas

“Once the migrants arrive, groups like HIAS Pennsylvania will be providing them with resources. ‘Some of the materials that we’re… MORE

Philadelphia officials confirm migrants from Texas could arrive by Tuesday

“Our plan is to help them navigate get to where they need to be,” Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania, Cathryn… MORE

Watch it Now: Ask Me Anything – Political Discourse, the Media, and Immigration: Fact or Fiction

The 2022 Pennsylvania Senatorial debate highlighted the ramped-up inflammatory anti-immigration rhetoric that gets weaponized during every election cycle.

Watch our virtual discussion with Charles D. Ellison of WURD and Nick Gourevitch from Global Strategy Group as we cut through the noise and discuss political polling, how polls and media reports inform campaign strategy, and, ultimately, their effect on public perceptions about immigration.


After-school Program Volunteer

Position Summary: HIAS PA is in partnership with Northeast Community Church in which HIAS PA staff and volunteers provide after-school… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: October 2022

Dear Friend, Your mailbox is full and so is mine. Coverage of the upcoming election has increased exponentially as November… MORE

HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, and Board member, Sara Jacobson, named to City and State PA’s 2022 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Power 100 list

HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, and Board member, Sara Jacobson, have been recognized on City and State PA‘s 2022… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: September 2022

Dear Friend, Haiti. Myanmar. Afghanistan. Ukraine. Venezuela. Clients have come to us from all of these countries in the past… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: August 2022

Dear Friend, I was delighted to meet so many of you at our Open House a few weeks ago. After… MORE

Unleash generosity this Giving Tuesday!

This Giving Tuesday, you can change an immigrant's life!


This Giving Tuesday, you have the opportunity to be part of a worldwide effort to give back to those in need in our community and help immigrants and refugees begin new lives here in Pennsylvania!

Join us ONLINE at 12:45PM TODAY at the Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) Volunteer Appreciation Awards!

Thanking our volunteers, who, in times of crisis and calm, constantly step up to “repair the world” by supporting immigrants and refugees.

Join us at the Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) Volunteer Appreciation Awards!

The in-person Tikkun Olam Awards are sold out!

Join us online TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 19th, at 12:45PM at the virtual Tikkun Olam Awards!


Thanking our volunteers, who, in times of crisis and calm, constantly step up to “repair the world” by supporting immigrants and refugees.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.

Join us for Thankful TogetherWatch performances from cultural groups and immigrants from around Philadelphia.
Give immigrants a brighter future

Make 2021 better for immigrants and refugees by ensuring they have the support to recover from anti-immigrant policies and the pandemic.

Double your donation this Giving Tuesday!All gifts will be matched up to a total of $11,000

Help every immigrant achieve their greatest potential by ensuring there are no obstacles like a lack of legal status or language access stand in their way.