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HIAS used to help refugees because they were Jewish, today we help refugees because we are Jewish. Learn more about HIAS, and what Judaism has to say about welcoming strangers, refugees and displaced people.

Upcoming Events

Apr 25, 2024

Legal Coffee Talk: Submitting Expedite Requests for Client Emergencies

Apr 25, 2024

Join the Pro Bono & Partnerships team as we discuss filing expedite requests with USCIS.

May 1, 2024

NYC & DC Volunteer Informational Webinar

May 1, 2024

If you live in the NYC or DC metro areas, join us to learn more about volunteering with HIAS and how you can support asylum seekers in your area.

May 2, 2024

NYC & DC Volunteer Informational Webinar

May 2, 2024

If you live in the NYC or DC metro areas, join us to learn more about volunteering with HIAS and how you can support asylum seekers in your area.

May 14, 2024

General Events

JPAC Capitol Summit 

May 14, 2024

JPAC Capitol Summit  HIAS and our four California resettlement partners (JFCS-East Bay, JFS Silicon Valley, JFCS-Long Beach/OC, and JFS San Diego) are active members of the Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC), which is the country’s oldest and largest statewide coalition of Jewish social service and public affairs agencies.

May 14, 2024

Legal Coffee Talk: Why Language Matters When Working with Your Client

May 14, 2024

Join HIAS' Pro Bono and Partnerships team for a discussion on language access.

May 15, 2024

Naturalization 101

May 15, 2024

Join HIAS' Pro Bono and Partnerships Team for a training to learn the ins and outs of applying for naturalization, including tips to help prepare your client for the naturalization interview and potential red flags. 

May 16, 2024

Trauma Informed Legal Practice

May 16, 2024

Join the HIAS Pro Bono and Partnerships team and guest speakers, Sheri Laigle (Director of Social Services at HIAS) and Atar Stav (Program Manager: Community-Based Group Services at HIAS), for a training on how to bring a trauma-informed lens to your client work.

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