Take Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

SPEAK UP

  • Fill out a survey to let us know how you plan to take action in 2021.
  • Organize your community or congregation to send a "Welcome Card" to the new Congress, asking them to prioritize the rights of refugees
  • Sign a Jewish Clergy letter asking the Biden Administration to act with urgency to welcome refugees (Rabbis, Cantors, Jewish clergy only)
  • Sign a petition to join HIAS in supporting refugees in a new Administration
  • Sign a petition calling on the Department of Homeland Security to respect the human rights of asylum seekers during the time of COVID-19.

SHOW UP VIRTUALLY


VOLUNTEER

  • View all current HIAS volunteer opportunities (all remote, due to COVID-19) on the HIAS Volunteer Page.
  • Lawyers are needed for a variety of pro-bono projects, representing asylum seekers including at the U.S./Mexico border. Learn more and submit your interest
  • Spanish-speaking individuals can volunteer remotely to support HIAS' Border Response Team in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, providing services to asylum seekers.  Find out more and sign up here.
  • Updates on remote volunteering at HIAS can also be found at the following links: New York, Washington DC.

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ORGANIZE YOUR COMMUNITY ONLINE


  • Donate to support HIAS’ work with refugees who are particularly vulnerable to the spread of COVID and facing urgent new needs.

*To discuss ways to be involved with our work, contact Rebecca Kirzner, Senior Director of Grassroots Campaigns, who can support you and provide resources.

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