News & Views

Synagogues Continue Aiding Afghan Refugees Two Years After Taliban Takeover

In recent years, HIAS PA has increased outreach to faith organizations to bolster volunteer resettlement efforts. Afghan refugees are still… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: May 2023

Dear Friend, As we step into both Immigrant Heritage Month and Pride Month this June, our hearts are with the… MORE

Sold Out – United for Immigrants: A Benefit Concert for HIAS Pennsylvania

Thank you to the wonderful musicians who donated their time! June 21, 2023 6PM – 7:30PM Philadelphia Ethical Society Program… MORE

Welcoming Fund continues raising money as more migrant buses arrive

Welcoming Fund continues raising money as more migrant buses arrive

Philadelphia receives its 20th bus of asylum seekers since last November

“[HIAS PA’s Executive Director, Cathryn] Miller-Wilson says she isn’t worried about the number of migrants. Rather, the real problem is… MORE

What would Philadelphia’s immigrant communities like to see from the next mayor?

“Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, said the School District of Philadelphia and other organizations must ensure they provide… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: April 2023

Dear Friend, This election month, many members of HIAS PA’s staff turned to advocacy at events around the city and… MORE

Bienvenidos a Filadelfia Paquete de Ayuda Legal / Welcome to Philadelphia Legal Immigration Packet

Paquete legal migratorio de información y recursos legales para la comunidad inmigrante en Filadelfia|Legal immigration packet with information and resources… MORE

CALL YOUR STATE LEGISLATOR on Tuesday, April 25th, in support of HB769: Driver’s Licenses for All!

Pennsylvania, as well as most states, used to permit driver’s licenses for any resident who passed the test, but that… MORE

Watch It Now: Housing our Refugee Neighbors 2023

On Friday, April 21st, 2023, HIAS Pennsylvania hosted an online information session for landlords and property managers interested in partnering with Philadelphia-area refugee resettlement agencies. Watch the video to learn more about the process of renting to newly arrived refugees.