HIAS in the News
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, Sep 01, 2009 at 16:04 pm
New York Super Lawyers published a profile of Leon Wildes, a Director on HIAS' Board. Learn how he worked with John Lennon on immigration law ...
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.
Posted on Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 16:38 pm
This afternoon, Mark Hetfield, HIAS' Senior VP for Policy & Programs, was interviewed by CNN regarding the plight of Haitians trying to flee their country following last week's devastating earthquake. Check out the video or read the full transcript.
Posted on Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 15:52 pm
In The Jewish Week's editorial on the need for immigration reform, HIAS was mentioned as "active advocates for comprehensive immigration reform."
Posted on Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 15:45 pm
Mark Hetfield, HIAS' Senior VP for Policy & Programs, recently was quoted in this Washington Post story about Somali asylum seekers and their treacherous journey to reach the United States.
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