Topic: Afghanistan

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Sep 23, 2021

Helping European Jewish Communities Help Afghan Refugees

Sep 23, 2021

Helping European Jewish Communities Help Afghan Refugees HIAS Europe and ECJC launched a campaign to help European Jewish communities help Afghan refugees.

Sep 20, 2021

Refugee Agencies Prepared for Afghan Resettlement

Sep 20, 2021

Refugee Agencies Prepared for Afghan Resettlement Resettlement organizations across the United States, including many HIAS affiliates, are prepared, and continuing to prepare for the resettlement of Afghan refugees. Volunteers have offered unprecedented amounts of time, money and furniture.

Sep 20, 2021

Afghan Humanitarian Parolees Are Refugees, Hetfield Writes to Washington Post

Sep 20, 2021

Afghan Humanitarian Parolees Are Refugees, Hetfield Writes to Washington Post In a letter to the editor of the Washington Post, Mark Hetfield argued that Afghan humanitarian parolees should have access to the same rights and benefits as refugees.

Sep 17, 2021

The Tragedy of “Remain in Mexico”

Sep 17, 2021

The Tragedy of “Remain in Mexico” For 70,000 people, the U.S. Supreme Court’s late August “Remain in Mexico” decision is a tragedy beyond their control.

Sep 6, 2021

Afghans Need to be Classified as Refugees, Hetfield tells MSNBC

Sep 6, 2021

Afghans Need to be Classified as Refugees, Hetfield tells MSNBC Mark Hetfield told MSNBC that the U.S. needs to reclassify Afghans who are coming into the U.S.

Sep 2, 2021

New York Times’ Afghan Workers Assisted by HIAS in Mexico

Sep 2, 2021

New York Times’ Afghan Workers Assisted by HIAS in Mexico HIAS received an urgent request from officials at The New York Times and mobilized to help their Afghan workers who were being evacuated to Mexico City.

Aug 30, 2021

“There is No Process” for Arriving Afghans, Hetfield tells CNN

Aug 30, 2021

“There is No Process” for Arriving Afghans, Hetfield tells CNN There is no clear way to process arriving Afghans, Mark Hetfield told CNN.

Aug 30, 2021

Schlepping to Help Arriving Refugees Feels Good in Charlotte

Aug 30, 2021

Schlepping to Help Arriving Refugees Feels Good in Charlotte Betsy Jenkins was watching her foster sons playing with each other in the yard when she saw the email, “Extra help needed for new refugee apartment move-in, can you help?”

Aug 27, 2021

Special Edition Podcast: The Fall of Afghanistan

Aug 27, 2021

Special Edition Podcast: The Fall of Afghanistan For a special episode of our Crossing Borders podcast, an Afghan HIAS staffer and volunteer talk about fielding phone calls from family, friends and others in Afghanistan, desperate for help.

Aug 27, 2021

Mark Hetfield: “Our Work Is Far From Done”

Aug 27, 2021

Mark Hetfield: “Our Work Is Far From Done” This has been a tough week for all of us at HIAS, but it has been so much worse for the people of Afghanistan, writes HIAS President and CEO in The Forward.