HIAS welcomes inquiries from members of the media on refugee issues large or small. HIAS U.S. and international staff are deeply experienced leaders in their field, and can be made available for interviews or to provide information on matters of advocacy and policy, refugee resettlement and refugee protection in the United States as well as Latin America (Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama), Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Chad), Israel, the Middle East and Eurasia (Ukraine, former Soviet Union).
For media inquiries or to set up an interview with a HIAS expert, please contact:
Bill Swersey, Sr. Director of Communications
A note about our name: while we were known as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society for many years, since 2012 we have been simply HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees. Learn more about our history.