Past Events

Join HIAS and our partner, VECINA, in Part II of our discussion on trauma-informed lawyering and best practices in competently and compassionately representing asylum seekers and other survivors. This session will focus specifically on how to work with traumatized clients to develop their case, including working with healthcare experts in psychological/medical evaluations, and considerations in working with traumatized families/kids.

The Biden administration has promised to be friendlier and fairer to asylum seekers and other immigrants, which we anticipate will include expanding programs such as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). HIAS is offering a training on the basics of pursuing TPS and DED as part of our webinar training series for attorneys.
12 Apr
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.
With the Biden administration, we face new opportunities and new challenges. To better understand and prepare for the work ahead, both federally and in North Carolina, please join the HIAS Welcome Campaign and Carolina Jews for Justice for an advocacy training.
 
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30 Mar
Join us for a special Seder this Passover to amplify the Uyghur people's voices and highlight the human rights atrocities being perpetrated against them to compel the global Jewish community to take action in coordinated and strategic ways.
Join the HIAS Book and Film Club on Friday, March 26 from 12pm-1pm (9am-10am Pacific) for a discussion of "They Live Here, Now" with filmmaker Jason Outenreath.
 
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Please join HIAS’ experts as we go beyond the headlines to explain what is really happening at the U.S.-Mexico border.
 
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