News & Views

In The News: Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration

Last Sunday (11/18), HIAS PA hosted its annual Refugee Thanksgiving Celebration, welcoming dozens of refugees to their first Thanksgiving. Discover… MORE

ACTION ALERT: Advocate to ensure the Refugee Program is not dismantled

Call to Action The Administration just announced that they will only allow up to 30,000 refugees in the coming year. As friends… MORE

In the News: Agencies Plead for Greater Admission of Refugees

“Refugees are assets,” said Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS PA. “They are investments in our economy. And in our… MORE

Stop the Administration from Dismantling the Refugee Resettlement Program

“…I would not be surprised if we just don’t have this program anymore,” —Jennifer Quigley, an advocacy strategist for refugee… MORE

How You Can Help Detained And Separated Immigrant Families In And Around Pennsylvania

1) Make your voice heard: Call your members of Congress at (202) 224-3121 and demand an end to family separation… MORE

In the News: In Sessions’ asylum ruling, a court system unlike others

“This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told immigration judges they could no longer grant asylum to most migrants who come… MORE

In the News: Pa. aid society honors young immigrant author for courage, determination

Author and former HIAS PA client, Liliana Vasquez, is honored at HIAS Pennsylvania’s Annual Golden Door Awards event. Read more… MORE

6 Months since President Trump rescinded DACA: What Now?

Today, March 5, was supposed to be a deadline for Congress. Today was supposed to be the day that the… MORE

At Reading Terminal Market, cultures come together more than anywhere else in the city

Read more about HIAS Pennsylvania’s program where people from different cultures break bread and form friendships here.

Syrian refugees meet their Lower Northeast Neighbors at Reading Terminal Market

https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/Syrian-refugees-meet-their-Lower-Northeast-neighbors-at-Reading-Terminal-Market.html Neighbors come together to break bread. Read more here.

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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