• HIAS Ecuador Shows Their Team Spirit

    Dec 16, 2014

    HIAS Ecuador staff take a break to show some team spirit during annual national training, which took place this past week in the Cumbaya Valley, east of Quito. 130 staffers from all nine cities where HIAS operates attended the event to receive training focused on HIAS’ Core values and developing livelihoods programing for refugees.

  • Meeting the Schooling Needs of Unaccompanied Central American Children

    Dec 11, 2014

    Jill Koyama, PhD

    Now that the Obama administration has taken action on immigration relief for millions of immigrants in the U.S., the President’s attention should turn to the more than 66,000 unaccompanied children—mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador—who were apprehended crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the past 12 months.



  • A Reflection on Hanukkah

    Dec 08, 2014


    Hanukkah is the celebration of miracles and light, but it is also a reminder of what it is to live life with different beliefs and practices than those around us. As we celebrate the festival of lights, we think of those who today are oppressed because of what they believe.

  • HIAS 2014 Year-End Report

    Dec 08, 2014


    We review our accomplishments protecting and assisting refugees in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States throughout 2014. Our support of refugees and host communities ensures successful integration and the ability for the people we’re helping to recover from their trauma and lead happy, productive lives.

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