News & Views

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

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

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