Topic: Latin America

25 results

Jun 30, 2020

For Trans Women Refugees, HIAS Can Be a Lifeline

Jun 30, 2020

For Trans Women Refugees, HIAS Can Be a Lifeline With more and more transgender women approaching HIAS for help, particularly in Latin America, we have made their well-being a top priority.

Sep 6, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair

Sep 6, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair HIAS Board Chair Bob Aronson shares his thoughts after recently seeing the situation up close in El Paso, TX, and Juarez, Mexico.

Aug 28, 2019

HIAS Ecuador Responds to Border Emergency

Aug 28, 2019

HIAS Ecuador Responds to Border Emergency HIAS Ecuador worked around the clock over the past several days to assist Venezuelans who were streaming into the country, crossing the border before they felt it might be too late.

Mar 27, 2019

HIAS, UNHCR Statement on Fraud in Aruba

Mar 27, 2019

HIAS, UNHCR Statement on Fraud in Aruba HIAS, UNHCR Statement on Fraud in Aruba Mar 27, 2019 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and HIAS Aruba are not aware of and are not affiliated with the group “Movimiento Todos Por Venezuela”.  Any transfer of money or sending personal information may result in fraudulent situations as well as economic damage and/or […]

Jan 2, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America

Jan 2, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America The Regional Safe Spaces Network of the Americas helps organizations working with refugees in Latin America to provide services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

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."

Apr 11, 2018

In Ecuador, Starting Over Through Baking

Apr 11, 2018

In Ecuador, Starting Over Through Baking "My biggest dream is to own a bakery where I can give jobs to people who need it," Patricia says.

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.

Jan 22, 2018

HIAS in Ecuador Recognized for “Graduating” Refugees Out of Extreme Poverty

Jan 22, 2018

HIAS in Ecuador Recognized for “Graduating” Refugees Out of Extreme Poverty Long praised for who they were serving, HIAS in Ecuador is now being recognized for how they are serving.

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.