Topic: Latin America

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Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries

Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, has opened new country offices in Moldova, Poland, and Romania to step up its assistance to people displaced by the war in Ukraine. In addition, new offices in Honduras and Guatemala will position the organization to provide services to a growing population of refugees and asylum seekers in Central America.

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey Across Colombia HIAS provides mental health and psychosocial support. But on-the-ground observations show that there is more to do.

Jun 3, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 3, 2022

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

Apr 6, 2022

HIAS Finds Ways to Help in Honduras

Apr 6, 2022

HIAS Finds Ways to Help in Honduras HIAS might expand its Latin American presence to help internally displaced people in communities also suffering from unemployment and gang violence.

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap Thousands of refugees, mostly Haitians, Venezuelans, and Cubans, attempt the perilous journey through the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, a wild, jungle area that has no roads and is rife with gang violence. On a recent assessment trip, HIAS officials got a first-hand look at the situation.

Jun 16, 2021

HIAS Applauds Expansion of CAM Program

Jun 16, 2021

HIAS Applauds Expansion of CAM Program HIAS Applauds Expansion of CAM Program Jun 16, 2021 SILVER SPRING, Md. — On June 15, the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security announced the expansion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program. The program was established in 2014 as a way for certain U.S.-based parents of children from the Northern Triangle countries of Honduras, Guatemala, […]

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees At the beginning of this month, the president of Colombia signed an order to help address the biggest refugee crisis in the Western Hemisphere.