News & Views

In The News: How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits

Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS PA, and other local experts clarify the degree to which benefits are actually available to immigrants… MORE

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6 Months since President Trump rescinded DACA: What Now?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

Our statement in response to George Floyd's death

Our Agency has made a lot of statements. We made statements about the cruelty and mis-guidedness of our current federal government and the policies that they have implemented...

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