Past Events

Join us for a conversation with HIAS’ team of experts on Monday, September 19 at 4pm ET to hear a big-picture update on refugee resettlement and what the U.S. must do to meet the moment and to live our deep history and legacy of welcome.
14 Sep
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
Israelis and Americans are witnessing political violence and threats to democracy which go hand-in-hand with concerted efforts to dehumanize and deny refuge to forcibly displaced people. Join former Member of Knesset Ksenia Svetlova for a discussion of how voices for democracy in Israel and the US can work together.
Earlier this year, HIAS and the ABA: Commission on Immigration launched a limited-scope project to serve Afghan asylum seekers with legal assistance in preparing and filing their asylum applications with USCIS.
Join representatives from HIAS and Commonpoint Queens for an informational session about the enhanced services that will be available through this new partnership, as well as a discussion of the different forms of community sponsorship that we offer in the New York metropolitan area, and how volunteers can get involved.