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Dec 27, 2023

A Haitian Refugee Cultivates a Passion for Cooking in Guyana

Dec 27, 2023

A Haitian Refugee Cultivates a Passion for Cooking in Guyana After fleeing violence and persecution in Haiti, Esther used HIAS' help to make her favorite dishes in her new country, Guyana.

Dec 22, 2023

Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers

Dec 22, 2023

HIAS staff and volunteers pose with a pile of toys they have finished wrapping. The gifts were donated as part of a holiday toy drive for HIAS legal clients and their families at HIAS’ headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland on December 11, 2023. | Holiday Toy Drive Brings Joy to Asylum Seekers | HIAS Thanks to volunteers, staff members, and supporters, HIAS' legal clients will receive some extra holiday cheer this year.

Dec 21, 2023

Understanding New York’s Migrant “Crisis” — and How to Help

Dec 21, 2023

A bus, carrying the migrants from Texas, arrives in Port Authority bus station in New York. HIAS experts say New York isn't facing a "migration crisis", but a lack of coordination and resources. HIAS is helping new arrivals, and you can too.

Dec 20, 2023

Ukraine: Reflections on a Year in a War Zone

Dec 20, 2023

Ukraine: Reflections on a Year in a War Zone In an interview, former HIAS Ukraine Country Director Erika Alfageme talks about the experience of establishing a presence there amid war and displacement.

Dec 19, 2023

2023: The Year in Review

Dec 19, 2023

2023: The Year in Review In a year marked by geopolitical conflict and other challenges, HIAS expanded its services to meet the needs of displaced people worldwide.

Dec 14, 2023

Q&A: Assessing the Mental Health Toll of War in Ukraine

Dec 14, 2023

Q&A: Assessing the Mental Health Toll of War in Ukraine A new report from HIAS and Girls provides a much-needed assessment of the mental health consequences of Ukraine's war.

Dec 13, 2023

Asylum is at Risk in the U.S. It’s Time to Take Action.

Dec 13, 2023

Asylum is at Risk in the U.S. It’s Time to Take Action. Negotiations around funding for humanitarian and refugee programs are being tied to policies that could restrict asylum in the U.S. for years to come.

Dec 10, 2023

After Fleeing Sudan, Refugees Get Mental Health Help in Chad

Dec 10, 2023

Older man in robe and head covering sitting and people behind him sitting with heads covered For refugees fleeing Sudan's conflict, the psychological toll is daunting. HIAS' mental health programs have helped fill an important gap.

Dec 8, 2023

WATCH: Safeguarding Refugee Rights Through Legal Support

Dec 8, 2023

A HIAS legal client sits and talks with a client in this thumbnail for the video In this new video, you'll hear the stories of some of the over 200,000 displaced people HIAS assists each year through its legal support programs.

Dec 1, 2023

Combating “Compassion Fatigue” in Serving Poland’s Refugees

Dec 1, 2023

Combating “Compassion Fatigue” in Serving Poland’s Refugees In an interview, HIAS Poland Program Manager Kamila Dabrowska reflects on her Jewish roots and assesses how the Ukraine war has changed Poland.

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