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  • Preventing GBV Involves Everyone

    Nov 25, 2021

    Preventing GBV is a collective responsibility and HIAS programs reflect that everybody — every individual, every organization — has a role to play.
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    Reaching Out in Welcome this Thanksgiving

    Nov 24, 2021

    After the rushed evacuation of Afghanistan at the end of the summer, thousands of new Americans are experiencing their first Thanksgiving this week. Even while the resettlement teams work to find homes for the new arrivals, HIAS affiliates are making sure that all feel welcome and are enjoying the spirit of the season.
  • Migrants Caught in the Middle of Poland-Belarus Border Crisis

    Nov 24, 2021

    HIAS Europe is concerned about the wellbeing and safety of the people stuck at the Poland-Belarus border in an escalating humanitarian crisis.
  • Protecting Genocide Survivors through Refugee Resettlement

    Nov 19, 2021

    For Rohingya refugees displaced in Bangladeshi camps, conditions grow ever more dire as international aid dwindles, Rohingya social justice activist Yasmin Ullah reported during a webinar co-sponsored by HIAS and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on November 16.
  • Jewish Community Mobilizes to Pioneer New Resettlement Model

    Nov 17, 2021

    Together with partners in the American Jewish community, HIAS is launching a network of what it hopes will be at least 100 sponsorship circles. Through these Welcome Circles, HIAS plans to resettle between 500 to 1,000 Afghan refugees in communities across the country.
  • Corporate Partners Help Afghans Find Shelter in a Perfect Housing Storm

    Nov 09, 2021

    Tens of thousands of Afghans need to be resettled in America at a moment when the country has a widespread crisis of affordable housing. HIAS is working with corporate partners to make sure they are set up for success.
  • Let's Talk About Climate Change and Refugees

    Nov 04, 2021

    Climate change is not theoretical, so HIAS is now talking about its significant impact on migration.

  • Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap

    Oct 27, 2021

    Thousands of refugees, mostly Haitians, Venezuelans, and Cubans, attempt the perilous journey through the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, a wild, jungle area that has no roads and is rife with gang violence. On a recent assessment trip, HIAS officials got a first-hand look at the situation.
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    Three Years On, Lessons from Squirrel Hill: Q&A with Mark Oppenheimer

    Oct 26, 2021

    Mark Oppenheimer’s new book Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood traces the response of the community in the weeks and months after the attack. HIAS spoke with the author about what we can learn from the community, the event, and its aftermath.
  • MPP’s Return Will Make Bad Border Situation Worse

    Oct 20, 2021

    With the pending return of MPP, HIAS is on the ground in Mexico assessing the current situation.