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Watch It Now: Ask Me Anything 4: What’s it Like in a Refugee Camp?

 

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In the News: Cathryn Miller-Wilson speaks out against Public Charge Rule

HIAS Pennsylvania Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson expressed her frustration about the new public charge rule in the Philadelphia Inquirer: “…low-income… MORE

In the News: Cathryn Miller-Wilson speaks at Anti-Gun Violence Rally

HIAS Pennsylvania joined organizations across the city, including many Jewish leaders, for a vigil on August 6 calling to end… MORE

In the News: Profile of Attorney Catherine Baggiano highlights partnership with HIAS PA

Catholic Philly profiled Catherine Baggiano and her work helping individuals naturalize. The article highlighted her partnership with HIAS Pennsylvania to… MORE

In the News: HIAS PA and others marshal support for admitting more refugees

On August 4th, HIAS Pennsylvania, Nationalities Service Center, and Refugee Congress organized a rally to call on the administration to… MORE

In the News: Philadelphia joins SAFE Network

HIAS Pennsylvania has helped lead to charge to provide lawyers for detained immigrants in deportation proceedings in Philadelphia.  Philadelphia has… MORE

In the News: ‘Sanctuary city’ of Philadelphia joins program to provide migrants with lawyers — a key to who stays or gets deported

“The ‘sanctuary city’ of Philadelphia and a New York-based justice institute outlined a plan Tuesday to provide lawyers for undocumented… MORE

Fredy’s Story

You’ve seen Fredy’s story in pictures, now you can learn more: Fredy was born in a small village in Honduras…. MORE

Fredy’s Story: A New Comic Series

In the News: Philippe Weisz talks immigration on KYW

Managing Attorney Philippe Weisz talks about the border, deportations and more with immigrants’ rights activist Miguel Andrade of Juntos, constitutional… MORE

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://hiaspa.org/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.
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