News & Views

A Staff Member at the Border: January 2019

“January 21, 2019 Tijuana Day One– And so it began. This morning, seven students and three faculty from the University… MORE

My Summer at HIAS Pennsylvania

My Summer at HIAS Pennsylvania

“I was continually amazed and inspired by the resilience of clients and intake callers who have overcome tremendous adversity to… MORE

Why Miguel left Honduras: A Story in Pictures

When Miguel* left Honduras, he did not know what was going to happen. Would he be able to make it… MORE

The importance of representation

The importance of representation

Since 2015, HIAS PA attorney Stephanie Lubert has been representing 8-year-old Estefani (pictured here with Stephanie, her mother, father, and… MORE

Walk in His Shoes: How One Man Went from Client to Donor

Juan Alvarenga came from Honduras with the same dream of any immigrant—he wanted to make a better life for his… MORE

Recapturing a Future

Jinsi was fourteen when they came. The military stormed her small village and forced her father to work for them…. MORE

One Man’s Journey Through War to Save His Son

Mustafa* knows two kinds of fear: the suffocating fear of dying or losing a loved one in a bomb blast,… MORE

A Family United

Maria* was in a constant state of panic, always crying and fearful. Every day, she woke up and thought about… MORE

Portrait of a Donor: Honoring Grandpa on His Naturalization Anniversary

Earlier this month, we got an exciting package in our mailbox: Harriet Katz, made a gift in honor of the… MORE

Profile in Courage – The Asylee Outreach Project

Patricia Awo immigrated to United States at the age of thirteen as a result of the Liberian Civil War.  This… MORE