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WANTED: ICE

    Last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement billboards popped up around Pennsylvania featuring pictures of immigrants who had recently… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: November 2020

Last week, in the midst of the global pandemic and increasingly harsh barriers to immigration, we gave thanks. Thanks for… MORE

HIAS PA Clients Celebrate Thanksgiving Virtually – Jewish Exponent

HIAS PA Clients Celebrate Thanksgiving Virtually “Whether or not you are Jewish, or an immigrant, we have all been strangers… MORE

Under Trump, hundreds of small changes in immigration rules have had a huge impact

“U visa rejections came without warning, and the reasons seemed absurd, said Vleidmy Velarde, who supervises the agency’s Immigrant Victims… MORE

Meet Our Staff: Dzemila Bilanovic

“I really want to work with immigrants and refugees, and work to help the world in some way. I want… MORE

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency

‘We get to breathe’: Philly-area immigrants are hopeful, if cautious, about a Biden presidency by Jeff Gammage of the Philadelphia… MORE

New citizens discuss what voting means to them

Sheril, 21, at her Citizenship ceremony in 2019 Photo credit: Hannah Snyder Photography   Dear HIAS PA Supporter, Today you have the… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: October 2020

This election season has been like no other. I’m sure that you, like the rest of us, have gotten the… MORE

Reflections on two tragedies

“We live in a strange time marred by misery Pure hearts are taken from us daily” Osama Herkel, one of… MORE

“Power Moves – Talk about Black excellence” – Generocity

Power Moves: Talk about Black excellence 5. HIAS PA promotes Jennifer M. Joseph to deputy director and chief DEI officer…. MORE