News & Views

In the News: What does it mean to use the phrase “Concentration Camp”

The Jewish Exponent asked many Jewish leaders in our community about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements that referred to the migrant detention… MORE

Carmen Guerrero: From survivor of kidnapping to Philadelphia immigrant leader

“Guerrero: I have collaborated with all the pro-immigrant and refugee organizations — PICC [Pennyslvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition], NSM [New Sanctuary Movement], Philaposh, Make the Road PA, HIAS… MORE

In the News: Young and undocumented in Philly

WHYY profiled Keyri Artillero, an undocumented teen in the Philadelphia community. We are proud to be highlighted for our work… MORE

In the News: World Refugee Day

HIAS Pennsylvania celebrated World Refugee Day helping to organize Neighborhoods Without Borders–three block parties across the city bringing refugees and… MORE

Marli’s Story

Our youngest Emma Lazarus Legacy Member, Marli, sent in this explanation of why she decided to commit some of her… MORE

Notes from the Border

Notes from the Border

HIAS Pennsylvania attorneys Rachel Rutter and Stephanie Lubert led a delegation of 7 pro bono attorneys through HIAS National to… MORE

Diverse World: One Community

I am also reminded of the diversity and individuality that each person possesses . Although our thoughts, beliefs, and backgrounds… MORE

Watch It Now: Ask Me Anything 3: Refugee Resettlement with Rona Buchalter

In The News: The Scent of Saté

In an article discussing how Malaysian food brings together people of different races, religions, and cultures, chef Angelina Branca gives… MORE

In The News: Anti-semitism in Trump’s America echoes the anti-semitism many fled in Russia

“And now it’s my Syrian friend, who had lost two of his brothers to ISIS and was brought by HIAS—a… 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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