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  • HIAS Panama Celebrates Decade of Change

    Jan 05, 2022

    HIAS Panama has had a lot of changes since it began operations 10 years ago.
  • 2021: A Year In Review

    Dec 22, 2021

    2021 may not have been much better than 2020, but HIAS remained committed to providing vital services worldwide, reaching more than 1.1 million displaced people.
  • WATCH: A Warm Welcome for Refugees in Tulsa

    Dec 21, 2021

    When a Tulsa synagogue approached HIAS to become a resettlement partner, it didn’t make immediate sense. But this inclusive, non-denominational Tulsa community works differently from most synagogue congregations.
  • Keeping the Global Response to Refugee Issues On Track

    Dec 14, 2021

    HIAS is participating in high-level meetings designed to monitor the international response to refugee issues.
  • Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection

    Dec 06, 2021

    Pope Francis returned to the island of Lesvos, Greece on Sunday, five years after first seeing the plight of migrants there, only to find that not much had changed.
  • After Months on the Run, Afghan Family Finds Safety in New Home

    Dec 02, 2021

    As the Taliban closed in on Kabul, Abdul and his family had to move frequently, never staying in one place for more than a day. Now, with the help of HIAS' resettlement and corporate partners, they are safely resettled in their new home in California.
  • 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.
  • Afghan boys learning their ABCs

    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.

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