Advocacy

05 Nov

HIAS-Freedom For Immigrants 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.

HIAS Joins Christian Groups to ask for 75,000 Refugees

Sep 13, 2018

On September 12th, HIAS representatives and volunteers joined with several major Christian denominations to stand outside the White House and demand the Trump Administration welcome 75,000 refugees in 2019.
08 Oct

HIAS-Freedom For Immigrants 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.

WATCH: Melanie Nezer's ELI Talk on Home and its Meaning

Sep 06, 2018

Watch Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Melanie Nezer's ELI Talk called “The Ground Beneath My Children’s Feet: Refugees and the Jewish Story."

WATCH: Witnesses at the Border

Sep 04, 2018

Last month, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations, led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seekers, and others. This new video follows the group as they bear witness.

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.

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