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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti / Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS) pou Ayiti

Watch the video below to learn recent updates about Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti and how to prepare for… MORE

Migrant Bus Advocacy Scripts

Note: These scripts can be used to contact your legislators through postcards, letters, emails, phone calls, social media posts, and… MORE

Watch it Now: HIAS PA’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy and Action

On Monday, January 16th, 2023, at HIAS PA’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Advocacy and Action, a panel from Philadelphia-area immigrant-serving organizations discussed what our welcoming community is doing in response to the buses of migrants being sent from Texas to Philadelphia.

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We’d like to thank Comcast for their support, including their support of the City of Philadelphia’s Welcoming Fund.

Weekly Wins Round-up: December 2022

Dear Friend, 2022 was a year of global unrest, but it was also a year where we all came together… MORE

The truth about Title 42

Read “Title 42: Myths and Facts” here. Letter to the Editor: The truth about Title 42 Title 42 is a… MORE

3 busloads of migrants from Texas arrive in Philadelphia: ‘Very good to be in this town’

“These are people [who have] traveled on foot through many countries. They’ve fled torture, persecution, and then to arrive, be… MORE

Title 42: Myths and Facts

Many of you may have followed, at least vaguely, the seemingly hysterical back and forth litigation about Title 42. And… MORE

‘Immigrant communities are welcome here’: Philly stands strong on sanctuary as Gov. Abbott sends buses from Texas

“Those years of immigrant-led battles to solidify Philadelphia’s sanctuary standing play an important role now, as the city welcomes bus… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: November 2022

Dear Friend, Immigrants are our country’s history and our country’s future. They bring with them the promise of what our… MORE

To Philly from Uganda: ‘Philadelphia is my sweet home’

“I have met good people here, including at HIAS Pennsylvania, which helps refugees, and have made my home here. A… MORE