Topic: Afghanistan

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Dec 2, 2021

After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home

Dec 2, 2021

After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, Abdul and his family had to move frequently, never staying in one place for more than a day. Now, with the help of HIAS' resettlement and corporate partners, they are safely resettled in their new home in California.

Nov 24, 2021

Reaching Out in Welcome this Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2021

Reaching Out in Welcome this Thanksgiving After the rushed evacuation of Afghanistan at the end of the summer, thousands of new Americans are experiencing their first Thanksgiving this week. Even while the resettlement teams work to find homes for the new arrivals, HIAS affiliates are making sure that all feel welcome and are enjoying the spirit of the season.

Nov 17, 2021

Jewish Community Mobilizes to Pioneer New Resettlement Model

Nov 17, 2021

Jewish Community Mobilizes to Pioneer New Resettlement Model Together with partners in the American Jewish community, HIAS is launching a network of what it hopes will be at least 100 sponsorship circles. Through these Welcome Circles, HIAS plans to resettle between 500 to 1,000 Afghan refugees in communities across the country.

Nov 9, 2021

Corporate Partners Help Afghans Find Shelter in a Perfect Housing Storm

Nov 9, 2021

Corporate Partners Help Afghans Find Shelter in a Perfect Housing Storm Tens of thousands of Afghans need to be resettled in America at a moment when the country has a widespread crisis of affordable housing. HIAS is working with corporate partners to make sure they are set up for success.

Sep 30, 2021

Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivalsa

Sep 30, 2021

Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivalsa Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivals Sep 30, 2021 SILVER SPRING, Md. — HIAS applauds the passage of the FY 2022 Continuing Resolution (HR5305) to fund the federal government through December 3, 2021, which includes $6.3 billion for Afghan humanitarian parolees. These Afghans, who had to flee their country and arrived in the U.S. with […]

Sep 30, 2021

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More

Sep 30, 2021

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More Catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.

Sep 24, 2021

Dispatch: Welcoming Afghans Who Made It to the U.S.

Sep 24, 2021

Dispatch: Welcoming Afghans Who Made It to the U.S. HIAS Public Affairs Officer Andrea Gagne recently returned from Fort Bliss in Texas and Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, after several weeks assisting with processing of some of the tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted from Kabul in the days before the withdrawal of U.S. forces.