HIAS in the News
Posted on Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 10:40 am
Ohio radio station 90.3 WCPN today aired a segment on a young refugee family from Bhutan who HIAS, in conjunction with affiliate US Together, helped resettle in the U.S.
Posted on Tue, May 04, 2010 at 11:24 am
HIAS' opposition to Arizona's new immigration law was referenced in this Time article on the growing movement among faith-based organizations for comprehensive immigration reform.
Posted on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm
The JTA yesterday covered a meeting between Jewish leaders, including HIAS, and 22 U.S. senators. Among the wide range of issues discussed was Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigration.
Posted on Tue, May 11, 2010 at 16:47 pm
The Washtenaw Jewish News is spreading the word about HIAS President & CEO Gideon Aronoff's upcoming visit to Ann Arbor, where he will be making a number of appearances to discuss immigrant resettlement issues and the Jewish community.
Posted on Thu, May 06, 2010 at 18:09 pm
More on SB 1070: The Jewish Exponent today published an op-ed piece by HIAS President & CEO Gideon Aronoff, in which he discusses the ramifications of federal inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.
Posted on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:04 pm
The passage of Arizona's anti-immigration law has sparked much debate on immigration reform, and this past week has seen many articles and op-eds, on both the new law and treatment of legal and illegal immigrants. Here are a few worth noting:
Volunteers Report on Treatment of Immigrant Detainees
New York Times (4/28/10) -- exposes routine violations of ICE policy for detained immigrants, and how volunteers are trying to help
Posted on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 16:01 pm
This week the JTA addressed the concerns in the Jewish community over Arizona's new immigration-enforcement law. Contributing to this discussion was HIAS' Gideon Aronoff.
Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 15:57 pm
Ycrop, a site for and about creative people of Russian background and various nationalities who live outside the former Soviet Union, recently highlighted HIAS' myStory project.
Posted on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 10:48 am
As covered by the New Jersey Jewish News, last month HIAS was the recipient of a $1,900 grant for the HIAS Legal Aid Project for Priority Asylum Seekers. The money was donated by Jewish Community Youth Foundation (JCYF) ninth-graders at the March 7 JCYF Philanthropy Fair. Doug Edelson, HIAS’ associate director of institutional giving, was on hand to accept the donation.
Posted on Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 15:51 pm
The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix also covered HIAS' opposition to SB 1070, Arizona's immigration bill that currently is awaiting the signature of Governor Jan Brewer.
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