Tagged: Costa Rica

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Jun 30, 2022

Economic Inclusion Programs Help LGBTQ Activist Build a Business – and a New Life

Jun 30, 2022

Magdiel Galeano Gómez (right) and his husband Jeffrey (left) attend Costa Rica’s pride march on June 26, 2022 in San Jose. As a political and LGBTQ activist, Magdiel Galeano Gómez had to flee Nicaragua after multiple attempts on his life. With HIAS Costa Rica by his side, he and his husband were able to build new lives – and a thriving ecologically-friendly business.

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica For several years the number of asylum applications in Costa Rica has increased dramatically.

Jul 07, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 07, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Jul 02, 2019

Helping with Dignity in Costa Rica

Jul 02, 2019

Helping with Dignity in Costa Rica A trip to Costa Rica shows how HIAS sees upholding the dignity of refugees as central to its mission.

Jul 26, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Promotes Pro Bono Work

Jul 26, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Promotes Pro Bono Work Last week HIAS Costa Rica led a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas.

Apr 30, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Helps Launch Legal Support Network for Refugees

Apr 30, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Helps Launch Legal Support Network for Refugees “This powerful new coalition will expand the reach of our work and provide refugees and asylum seekers with vital and timely legal advice."

Feb 14, 2018

One Year On, Protecting the Legal Rights of Refugees in Costa Rica

Feb 14, 2018

One Year On, Protecting the Legal Rights of Refugees in Costa Rica On February 13, 2017, HIAS began assisting refugees in Costa Rica. 12 months later, we're exceeding expectations.

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017 See photos of how people honored World Refugee Day 2017 around the world.

May 30, 2017

Two Months In, HIAS Costa Rica Making an Impact

May 30, 2017

Two Months In, HIAS Costa Rica Making an Impact By providing refugees with comprehensive legal information and assistance, HIAS’ Costa Rica program hopes to dramatically increase protection for refugees living in the country. And in a few short weeks, they are already making progress.

Feb 23, 2017

Introducing: HIAS Costa Rica

Feb 23, 2017

Introducing: HIAS Costa Rica HIAS is expanding its footprint in Central America with a brand new office in San Jose, Costa Rica dedicated to providing legal support and services to vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers.