Jan 26, 2015
Kenya is home to more refugees than any other country in Africa. Hundreds of thousands of refugees reside there in camps and urban slums, and originate from various African conflicts of the last 50-plus years.
Jan 14, 2015
Together with Jews around the world, and indeed all those who are committed to peace, tolerance and co-existence, HIAS deplores the horrific acts of violence in Paris this past week, particularly the targeting and murder of four members of the Jewish community. As an agency founded in the 19th century to help Jews fleeing anti-Semitis
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.