HIAS in the News
Posted on Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 16:24 pm
The UNHCR is featuring an interview with Mark Hetfield on its homepage, in which he talks about HIAS' work over the last 130 years.
Posted on Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 11:02 am
HIAS' Melanie Nezer was quoted in Congress.org in its coverage of the December 20th panel at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, Mislabeled as Terrorists: Government Inaction Keeps Refugee Families Apart, on which she was a panelist.
Posted on Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 13:09 pm
The JTA quoted HIAS in their coverage of last week's passage of the DREAM Act in the House.
Posted on Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 13:05 pm
Melanie Nezer, HIAS' Senior Director for US Programs & Advocacy, was quoted in yesterday's article in The Hill about House passage of the DREAM Act.
Posted on Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 20:02 pm
The cover story of today's New Jersey Standard is a first person account by Leon Wildes, HIAS Board member and Senior Partner of the immigration law firm of Wildes & Weinberg, P.C., about his experiences as the former immigration attorney for John Lennon.
Posted on Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 11:40 am
The cover story of HIAS' Fall 2010 issue of Passages, "The Ballad of John and Leon," yesterday was reposted by The Huffington Post and The Jewish Journal, and covered by The Forward. Commemorating the anniversary of John Lennon's death, the story tells of the work of John Lennon’s immigration lawyer, Leon Wildes, who secured Lennon's U.S. residency in 1976 and currently is an active member of HIAS’ board.
Posted on Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 9:23 am
A story by the UNHCR yesterday was posted on ReliefWeb about Juan, a Colombian refugee now living in Ecuador, who is receiving monthly therapy sessions from HIAS as he tries to rebuild his life.
Posted on Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 10:27 am
HIAS was mentioned as one of ten domestic NGOs that aid refugees through the Refugee Admissions Program in the profile in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on the Rai family, refugees from Bhutan.
Posted on Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 15:33 pm
The Hill's Congress Blog just published a post by HIAS' Mark Hetfield, in which he discusses the election, S.B. 1070, the policies of George W. and Obama, and the future of immigration reform.
Posted on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 16:01 pm
In its analysis of a recent AJC survey that indicates that 52% of 800 Jewish respondents support SB 1070, the New York Jewish Week mentions HIAS Young Leaders and their work to bring together people from diverse communities in order to break down stereotypes and build mutual respect.
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