Topic: Advocacy

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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 6, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians

Jul 6, 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 5, 2022

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

Jul 5, 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.

Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger”

Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger” Leaders of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish groups responding to refugee crises in different parts of the world gathered in Geneva June 20-21.

May 31, 2022

CEO Mark Hetfield Reflects on Visit to U.S.-Mexico Border

May 31, 2022

CEO Mark Hetfield Reflects on Visit to U.S.-Mexico Border In a short video interview, HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield reflects on his recent visit to Mexico, how Title 42 affects the U.S. asylum system, and what HIAS is doing in Mexico to help asylum seekers.