Upcoming Events

27 Jan
Hear from Journalist and Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali and national security correspondent Spencer Ackerman, in conversation with WAMU's Jenn White, about cultivating a more compassionate America, the impact of the War on Terror on American politics, and how activists are pushing back on a rising tide of xenophobia.
In this program, we will discuss the state of play at the border right now; learn what HIAS Border Fellows are seeing and hearing firsthand; gain an understanding of the asylum policies currently in place; and explore how we can take action for justice.
07 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.
Bringing cultural awareness to our work is a vital part of competently representing our clients. We will discuss how to maintain a sense of humility in this work, and a more in-depth look at the specific needs and cultural considerations for Afghan asylum seekers.
Join us for a facilitated session of the HIAS Book and Film Club on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 12pm-1pm ET to discuss the book The Ungrateful Refugee (2019) by Dina Nayeri.