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Sep 11, 2014

Sep 8, 2014

For LGBT Asylum Seeker, Defending Claim is Just the Beginning

Sep 8, 2014

For LGBT Asylum Seeker, Defending Claim is Just the Beginning Throughout the interview she managed to remain candid and confident, even hopeful, as she told me about her dreams of going to school for design and starting a career in fashion.

Aug 28, 2014

Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities

Aug 28, 2014

Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities By Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi Aug 28, 2014 Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi, summer interns with HIAS Vienna Systemically persecuted, Iranian religious minorities cannot apply for resettlement to the United States from Iran because there is no U.S. embassy. Instead applicants—Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Baha’is, […]

Aug 20, 2014

Welcoming the Stranger, Jew and Non-Jew Alike

Aug 20, 2014

Welcoming the Stranger, Jew and Non-Jew Alike This summer I found the perfect outlet: interning at HIAS, where the mission to assist refugees of all backgrounds is guided by Jewish values.

Aug 14, 2014

Providing Unaccompanied Children with Legal Representation

Aug 14, 2014

Providing Unaccompanied Children with Legal Representation Legal representation is the greatest unmet need for these kids and HIAS is providing legal services to these children and is giving their cases our highest priority.

Aug 12, 2014

Refugees Find Growing Community in Toledo, Ohio

Aug 12, 2014

Refugees Find Growing Community in Toledo, Ohio For new refugees, resettling in the U.S. is about more than finding a job and a new home; it’s about rebuilding a sense of community and fostering new long-lasting relationships.

Aug 8, 2014

HIAS Secures Asylum for Syrian Targeted by Govt and Opposition

Aug 8, 2014

HIAS Secures Asylum for Syrian Targeted by Govt and Opposition For new refugees, resettling in the U.S. is about more than finding a job and a new home; it’s about rebuilding a sense of community and fostering new long-lasting relationships.

Aug 8, 2014

Border Problem, Beltway Crisis

Aug 8, 2014

Border Problem, Beltway Crisis For new refugees, resettling in the U.S. is about more than finding a job and a new home; it’s about rebuilding a sense of community and fostering new long-lasting relationships.

Jul 31, 2014

Granted Asylum, Iranian Workers’ Rights Fighter Sets His Sights on the Future

Jul 31, 2014

Granted Asylum, Iranian Workers’ Rights Fighter Sets His Sights on the Future HIAS is proud to announce that this month the U.S. granted asylum to Mansoor Osaloo, one of the founders of the Vahed Syndicate, a free trade union representing Tehran’s bus workers, who endured torture and the daily threat of being killed to fight for improved working conditions in Iran.

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