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HIAS has officially taken over the Federation Employment & Guidance Service’s (FEGS) resettlement program in New York after FEGS declared bankruptcy for unrelated reasons.
On Tuesday March 3, the House Judiciary Committee will begin consideration of four proposed immigration reform bills.
WASHINGTON—Earlier today, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduced a Senate Resolution that expresses dismay at the violence perpetrated against Jews and Jewish institutions in Europe. The resolution, supported by 53 Senators, calls upon the U.S.
The Linking Communities (TLC) Project: Creating Welcome for Refugees, a collaborative project coordinated by HIAS, is pleased to announce that it will fund three local projects in Texas.
The Linking Communities (TLC) Project: Creating Welcome for Refugees, a collaborative project coordinated by HIAS, is pleased to announce that it will fund six local projects in North Carolina.
Throughout our history, America has been defined by our generosity toward those who seek a safe haven from oppression. An asylum system that is fair, effective and humane honors both our country’s history and reflects the deeply-held American and Jewish tradition of offering a chance at a new beginning to those who seek safety and freedom.
Together with Jews around the world, and indeed all those who are committed to peace, tolerance and co-existence, HIAS deplores the horrific acts of violence in Paris this past week, particularly the targeting and murder of four members of the Jewish community. As an agency founded in the 19th century to help Jews fleeing anti-Semitis
NEW YORK — This evening, the White House announced a plan that recognizes the contributions of immigrants and honors our history as a nation of refugees and immigrants.
Last week the U.S. government announced that it will soon allow Haitian family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to join their families in the United States while they wait for their green cards.