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May 25, 2022

New Welcome Circles Will Support Ukrainians

May 25, 2022

New Welcome Circles Will Support Ukrainians Experts from HIAS and JFNA explained how individuals and communities can welcome those fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The May 23 webinar, “Welcome in Action: Jewish Community Support for Ukrainian Newcomers” also previewed the upcoming launch of HIAS Welcome Circles for Ukrainians.

May 18, 2022

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians

May 18, 2022

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians To help meet urgent needs for food, shelter, and money exacerbated by lost jobs and livelihoods, HIAS partner R2P launched a direct Cash Assistance Program for internally displaced persons.

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42

May 18, 2022

Stranded in Mexico: The Human Cost of Title 42 Ana and James, asylum seekers from Mexico and Haiti, fled to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of safety. Forced to remain in the most dangerous areas of Mexico under Title 42, both found danger and violence instead.

May 05, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come

May 05, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come Raphael Marcus, HIAS’ senior vice president of programs, recently returned from a trip to Ukraine and Poland. He explained HIAS' work there and some plans for the future.

Apr 29, 2022

Supporting Afghan Evacuees, Interfaith Communities Host Iftar Dinners

Apr 29, 2022

Supporting Afghan Evacuees, Interfaith Communities Host Iftar Dinners After just a few months of living in the U.S., Afghans resettled by Welcome Circles are navigating how to observe Ramadan in their new homes – and Welcome Circles are learning how best to support them.

Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help

Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help Nuria and her siblings were violently mistreated but they got a referral to a HIAS Kenya office and got the support they needed.

Apr 26, 2022

U.S. “Uniting for Ukraine” Program May Help 100k, but Concerns Remain

Apr 26, 2022

U.S. “Uniting for Ukraine” Program May Help 100k, but Concerns Remain HIAS’ April 25 briefing call explains the Biden Administration’s new Uniting for Ukraine plan to bring 100,000 people displaced by the war in Ukraine to the U.S. The plan raises concern for HIAS experts, but provides many opportunities for community involvement.

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP

Apr 26, 2022

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court Demand End to MPP At a rally outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments took place on whether the Biden administration can end the MPP policy, activists called for the termination of the cruel program.

Apr 20, 2022

HIAS Aruba Opens Community Center, Fosters Local Integration

Apr 20, 2022

HIAS Aruba Opens Community Center, Fosters Local Integration HIAS Aruba recently opened a community center to expand its support services to more than 5,000 refugees and migrants on the island.

Apr 19, 2022

The ‘Afghan Man You Need To Know’ Works for HIAS Partner in Pittsburgh

Apr 19, 2022

The ‘Afghan Man You Need To Know’ Works for HIAS Partner in Pittsburgh In August 2021, Stars and Stripes’ Afghan journalist Zubair Babakarkhail spent 10 days trying to escape Taliban-occupied Kabul with his family. He talks to HIAS about leaving Afghanistan and the last seven months in Pittsburgh.

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