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Aug 31, 2022

In the Face of Uncertainty, Afghan Evacuees Lay Down Roots

Aug 31, 2022

In the Face of Uncertainty, Afghan Evacuees Lay Down Roots Wali Ahmadzai is building a new life — and a new business — in Florida with the help of HIAS affiliate Gulf Coast JFCS. But nearly a year after arriving in the U.S., he is one of thousands of Afghan evacuees still unsure when or how they will gain permanent legal status.

Aug 19, 2022

HIAS Responds to Severe Flooding in Chad

Aug 19, 2022

HIAS Responds to Severe Flooding in Chad More than 1,000 households were affected by severe flooding, with scores of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed.

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next In the year since the fall of Kabul, HIAS has resettled over 4,300 Afghans through the tireless efforts of its staff, resettlement partners, and volunteers. But the work to ensure that Afghan evacuees are able to build new lives in the U.S. is not finished yet.

Aug 11, 2022

Afghan Adjustment Act Would Provide Certainty for Refugees

Aug 11, 2022

Afghan Adjustment Act Would Provide Certainty for Refugees Good news may be on the horizon for Afghan evacuees who came to the U.S. following the Fall of Kabul nearly one year ago: the newly-introduced, bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act (AAA) would provide a clear pathway to permanent status for those still in legal limbo.

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey Across Colombia HIAS provides mental health and psychosocial support. But on-the-ground observations show that there is more to do.

Jul 26, 2022

A Hot Dog Cart Provides a New Start

Jul 26, 2022

A Hot Dog Cart Provides a New Start Sussana Rodriguez took a HIAS Guyana workshop with 36 other people and learned basic business skills. Now she runs her own food cart.

Jul 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland

Jul 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland HIAS is working with Stowarzyszenie Patchwork (Patchwork Association) and L’Arche to make sure disabled child refugees from Ukraine get as much support as possible.

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide Mexican volunteers from HIAS partner organization, CADENA, are helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

Jul 06, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians

Jul 06, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians Housing was an afterthought when Oksana Bezkorovaina arrived in Poland from bordering Ukraine with her daughter Masha and sister, Maryna. The trio had been through the wringer trying to make it out of their home in Kharkiv, where they would sleep in the basement with their shoes on — ready to flee at any moment.

Jul 05, 2022

Vindmans Call for Rebuilding Refugee Program in Ken Burns, NY Times Video

Jul 05, 2022

Vindmans Call for Rebuilding Refugee Program in Ken Burns, NY Times Video In 1985, Ken Burns interviewed two 10-year-old boys on the boardwalk in Brighton Beach for a film about the Statue of Liberty. Nearly 40 years later, those two boys, Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman are speaking out in support of refugee resettlement in a new Ken Burns/New York Times short.

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