Past Events

Join us to hear from Congresswoman Veronica Escobar — a leader in responding to the Remain in Mexico policy — who represents El Paso, one of the border crossings most affected by MPP. We will also hear from HIAS experts who are working to roll back MPP and provide for the needs of people seeking safety in our country.
Join us for a virtual program co-sponsored by NIF and HIAS on February 10th at 2pm ET as we speak with organizers and experts from the asylum seeker community about their experience trying to find safety and refuge in Israel, and advocating for their families and communities before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
08 Feb
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.
Join Jacob Soboroff, NBC News and MSNBC correspondent and bestselling author, and Sue Kenney-Pfalzer, HIAS’ director for the Border and Asylum Network, for a discussion of the current state of the family separation crisis, the impact it has had, and how organizations like HIAS are using our national legal and asylum networks to fight back.
26 Jan
Join us for a discussion of Episode 5 (“The Right Way”) of Netflix’s documentary series Immigration Nation. HIAS staff facilitators will be joined by The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition (CAIR), who will give us expert insight into the current state of asylum and immigration detention in the U.S., as well as the ways that system has changed over the past few years.
Join HIAS and the Holocaust Museum LA for the Welcome to Paradise: Refugees at Home in LA program series. Hear the inspiring stories of refugees who we welcomed to America and now give so much back to our country and, especially, the City of Angels.