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HIAS Publications

  • 2021/2022 Impact Report

    Sep 15, 2022

    With more than 100 million forcibly displaced people around the world, an ongoing pandemic, and a war in Ukraine that has caused the largest displacement of people in Europe since World War II, our work at HIAS in recent times has been both extremely difficult and urgently vital.
  • Affective Cartographies

    Jun 20, 2022

    This report produced jointly by HIAS and UNICEF highlights the main needs of, and challenges for, girls and adolescent girls, including forms of violence they experience during their processes of migration and forced displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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    At Risk and in Need

    Jun 08, 2022

    The international community has provided an unprecedented level of support to people fleeing Ukraine, but despite this response, vulnerable populations are at risk. This HIAS policy brief examines the serious protection risks that certain groups are experiencing and recommendations to address these gaps.
  • Waiting for the Sky to Close

    May 25, 2022

    As part of a partnership with HIAS, VOICE conducted a four-week rapid assessment of Ukraine and five bordering countries to assess the needs of women and girls affected by the war and the needs of WROs and groups responding to the emergency.
  • 2020 Annual Report

    2020 Annual Report

    Sep 24, 2021

    HIAS' 2020 Annual Report chronicles how we extended our reach, adapted to the demands of COVID-19, and amplified our impact last year, allowing us to help more refugees and asylum seekers in the U.S. and 15 other countries than ever before.
  • Roadmap to Recovery

    Roadmap to Recovery

    Jan 13, 2021

    For years, the U.S. government allowed individuals applying for asylum to physically remain in the United States while their cases were adjudicated.
  • The Numbers Speak for Themselves

    Aug 15, 2020

    0.06% is the recognition rate of refugees in Israel. Why is this number so low? This report examines Israel's Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Regulation, providing an explanation about articles in the Regulation and how they are applied in practice.
  • A Reflection on Hanukkah

    Dec 08, 2014

    Hanukkah is the celebration of miracles and light, but it is also a reminder of what it is to live life with different beliefs and practices than those around us.
  • HIAS 2014 Year-End Report

    Dec 08, 2014

    We review our accomplishments protecting and assisting refugees in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States throughout 2014.
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    Triple Jeopardy

    Dec 08, 2014

    Certain refugee populations—including older, disabled, male survivors and sexual minority refugees—are often overlooked in sexual and gender-based violence prevention and response effort.
  • Invisible in the City

    Feb 25, 2013

    Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is often the motivating factor for flight, but is seldom the reason given by refugees and asylum seekers themselves.
  • Resettlement at Risk

    Feb 25, 2013

    This paper explores the ways in which refugee impact the U.S.communities where they live and documents the rise of anti-refugee sentiment in three states.