News & Views

Philly residents rally in Northeast to support Afghan neighbors and incoming refugees

Sponsored by HIAS Pennsylvania, the Nationalities Service Center, and the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the rally brought out about… MORE

Crises in Afghanistan and Haiti: What We Know, How to Get Help and How to Give Help

HAITIANS ALSO NEED OUR HELP Donate to help support Afghan families AND OTHERS FLEEING PERSECUTION. Advocate ON BEHALF OF AFGHANS… MORE

Money Moves: More than $13M has been awarded to local nonprofits in the past few months

Money moves: More than $13M has been awarded to local nonprofits in the past few months

Meet Our Staff: Philippe Weisz

“As a Jew and as somebody who brings both my personal history and my family background to the work, working… MORE

‘All they want is safety’: How Philly, US groups will aid Afghan refugees coming to America

“”We were told about a week and a half ago, or two weeks ago, ‘OK, get ready. We are going… MORE

Former Afghan interpreters in Philly watch and worry amid a scary, deadline effort to evacuate their colleagues

“Today Sadiq Sadeed is office manager at Philadelphia-based HIAS Pennsylvania, where he helps immigrants start new lives in the United… MORE

Support HB279 Driver’s Licenses for All – Sample Email

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, We are asking you to send emails to the Transportation Committee members and Representatives in general… MORE

Top Ten Ways to Support Immigrants and Refugees 

Volunteer to support our social services, from setting up a newly arrived refugee family’s apartment to accompanying immigrants to their… MORE

HB 279 – Driver’s Licenses for All: Current Status

House Bill 279 will allow residents of Pennsylvania to legally obtain a driver’s license with a Tax ID Number, or ITIN, a… MORE

An Open Letter to the HIAS Pennsylvania Community

I write today to inform the public that HIAS Pennsylvania is requiring all of its staff and interns to be… MORE