Tagged: Personal Stories

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Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help

Apr 28, 2022

Nuria’s Story: A Girl in Kenya Survives Abuse with HIAS’ Help Nuria and her siblings were violently mistreated but they got a referral to a HIAS Kenya office and got the support they needed.

Jul 02, 2021

One Green Card, One Diploma, One Happy Graduate

Jul 02, 2021

One Green Card, One Diploma, One Happy Graduate Mikes Joseph needed HIAS' help to get his green card so he could graduate nursing school.

Jun 24, 2021

WATCH: I Never Thought It Will Happen to Me

Jun 24, 2021

WATCH: I Never Thought It Will Happen to Me The story of Baraka, a gay man who fled his home in Rwanda after his sexuality was discovered, and the critical help he has received from HIAS Kenya.

Jun 08, 2021

#RefugeesGive Tells The Stories of Refugees Helping Their New Communities

Jun 08, 2021

#RefugeesGive Tells The Stories of Refugees Helping Their New Communities In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, GivingTuesday will highlight the voices of refugees and their stories of generosity.

Jun 07, 2021

Let Me Tell You Why I Think of Adam During Pride Month

Jun 07, 2021

Let Me Tell You Why I Think of Adam During Pride Month Yiftach Millo has worked on LGBTQ refugee issues for many years, but for Pride month he tells the story of Adam, the "ultimate" refugee.

May 25, 2021

For HIAS’ New Executive Vice President, It’s Personal

May 25, 2021

For HIAS’ New Executive Vice President, It’s Personal Sabrina Lustgarten, HIAS' new executive vice president, says “The refugee is the first person to attend to in the chain of responsibilities.”

May 24, 2021

One Man’s Journey Is Every Man’s Story

May 24, 2021

One Man’s Journey Is Every Man’s Story Yeinier's journey from Cuba to the United States took 22 months; with HIAS’ help, his story had a happy ending, but it came at a high price.

Dec 14, 2020

Voices from Aruba: HIAS, Clients Work Together Through Pandemic

Dec 14, 2020

Voices from Aruba: HIAS, Clients Work Together Through Pandemic HIAS established an office on the island in 2019 to help Venezuelan refugees. Now HIAS Aruba is feeling the impact of COVID-19 and pivoting to meet the need in different ways. Here are some "voices" from Aruba to explain.

Dec 09, 2020

Opinion: A Biden Appointee Who Carries the Jewish Story Itself

Dec 09, 2020

Opinion: A Biden Appointee Who Carries the Jewish Story Itself In an op-ed originally published in New York Jewish Week, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield, writes about how former HIAS Board Member Alejandro Mayorkas, nominated to lead the Dept. of Homeland Security, is uniquely suited to lead the department and restore respect for human rights.

Dec 02, 2020

Book & Film Club: Jessica Goudeau, After the Last Border

Dec 02, 2020

Book & Film Club: Jessica Goudeau, After the Last Border Dr. Jessica Goudeau, discusses her book "After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America" with the HIAS Book and Film Club.