Dec 16, 2014
HIAS Ecuador staff take a break to show some team spirit during annual national training, which took place this past week in the Cumbaya Valley, east of Quito. 130 staffers from all nine cities where HIAS operates attended the event to receive training focused on HIAS’ Core values and developing livelihoods programing for refugees.
Dec 11, 2014
Now that the Obama administration has taken action on immigration relief for millions of immigrants in the U.S., the President’s attention should turn to the more than 66,000 unaccompanied children—mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador—who were apprehended crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the past 12 months.
Dec 08, 2014
Hanukkah is the celebration of miracles and light, but it is also a reminder of what it is to live life with different beliefs and practices than those around us. As we celebrate the festival of lights, we think of those who today are oppressed because of what they believe.
Dec 08, 2014We review our accomplishments protecting and assisting refugees in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States throughout 2014. Our support of refugees and host communities ensures successful integration and the ability for the people we’re helping to recover from their trauma and lead happy, productive lives.
WASHINGTON – Last week the U.S. government announced that it will soon allow Haitian family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to join their families in the United States while they wait for their green cards.