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National Jewish Organizations Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019

Aug 16, 2018

Today HIAS sent a letter signed by 36 national Jewish organizations to President Trump urging him to allow at least 75,000 refugees to be admitted to the United States in 2019.
12 Aug

A Taste of the Lower East Side
Enjoy nostalgic noshes, Klezmer and Yiddish music; share and compare your family's immigration experience; learn about HIAS' work; or just come and schmooze with friends. Don't miss this end-of summer event - register by August 6th!
06 Sep

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Program
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.
13 Aug

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Program
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.
28 Oct

Chicago Jews for Refugees Assembly
A coalition of Jewish congregations and organizations have come together with HIAS to hold a community-wide Jews For Refugees Assembly on Sunday, October 28th at Anshe Emet in Chicago. Together, we will demonstrate the Jewish community’s deep and broad support for refugees and our commitment to fight each and every attempt to prevent them from finding safety and welcome in our country.

What You Can Do Right Now to Protect Asylum Seekers

Jul 05, 2018

This is the moment to stand up and speak out.

Hundreds of Thousands Protest “Zero-Tolerance” Policy

Jul 02, 2018

On Saturday, June 30th, hundreds of thousands of activists in more than seven hundred cities protested the Trump Administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy on immigration.
28 Jul

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
HIAS is excited to be co-presenting the film "On Her Shoulders" at the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! The film is a piercing, powerful and critically acclaimed documentary about Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi refugee and reluctant activist who was appointed a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
20 Jul

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
HIAS is excited to be co-presenting the film "On Her Shoulders" at the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! The film is a piercing, powerful and critically acclaimed documentary about Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi refugee and reluctant activist who was appointed a UN Goodwill Ambassador.

Activists Protest Supreme Court Muslim Ban Decision

Jun 27, 2018

In the streets, in places of worship, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill, HIAS and our partners are fighting to uphold America’s legacy of welcome.

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