HIAS in the News
Posted on Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 15:29 pm
Today's JTA had a brief about the participation of American Jewish groups in the March for America immigration rally.
Posted on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 14:18 pm
The below article by Nicole Neroulias appeared in yesterday's Religion News Service.
MONSEY, N.Y. (RNS) Three thousand years after their enslaved ancestors escaped Egypt, a small band of Jews who fled Yemen last summer have a new perspective on the Passover story, along with everything else in their uprooted lives.
Aided by the State Department and a mix of faith-based and social service agencies, 62 refugees — more than half of them children — have safely resettled in this thriving
Posted on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 14:15 pm
Yesterday's JTA discussed HIAS' support of the Refugee Protection Act – new legislation designed to correct problems in the Refugee Act of 1980.
Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:29 pm
In a Miami Herald article on February 20, HIAS was mentioned as a member of the national coalition of faith leaders that launched a campaign for comprehensive immigration reform.
Posted on Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 12:26 pm
Last week The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlighted HIAS in their roundup of charities who received critical major donations ... in HIAS' case, a $1 million unrestricted gift from Sergey Brin.
Posted on Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:23 pm
The Charlotte Observer recently published a story about the Thapa family, their struggle to come to the United States for a new life, and the help that HIAS NC provided them.
Posted on Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 13:44 pm
In yesterday's Miami Herald, Mark Hetfield, HIAS' Senior VP of Policy & Programs, discussed the "shout test," which dictates that only those interdicted Haitians who physically or verbally resist repatriation receive an asylum screening.
Posted on Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 13:31 pm
On Tuesday, HIAS' Mark Hetfield blogged for The Huffington Post about steps that the Obama Administration, Secretary Napolitano, and Congress should take without delay to address the many migration pressures facing Haitians.
Posted on Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 16:16 pm
The Forward just published an article on the growing ties between the Jewish and Latino communities on the topic of immigration reform. Check out the article to learn what HIAS' President & CEO Gideon Aronoff had to say ...
Posted on Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 17:47 pm
An article in today's Star News discusses HIAS' efforts resettling refugees in North Carolina as it relates to the crisis in Haiti.
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