Briefing Call


Join the Jewish response to the refugee crisis.



Briefing: Jewish Community Advocacy During COVID-19

May 15, 2020

HIAS teamed up with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and MAZON, a Jewish hunger-relief organization, to discuss how the Jewish community is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Briefing: Helping Refugees and Asylum Seekers in California Amidst COVID-19

May 14, 2020

HIAS and its three California affiliates — JFCS-East Bay, JFS Silicon Valley, and JFS San Diego — discuss serving refugees and asylum seekers during the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 Economic Impact Briefing Call

Briefing: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees

May 07, 2020

In this HIAS briefing call, Galo Quizanga, director of global economic inclusion and Alicia Wrenn, senior director of resettlement and integration, discuss how refugees in the U.S. and around the world are being impacted economically by COVID-19.

Briefing: How HIAS Protects Refugees Amid COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

Members of HIAS' leadership team discuss how HIAS is standing up for the health and safety of refugees amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Briefing: How Displacement Impacts Women and Girls

Mar 05, 2020

For International Women's day, find out how HIAS is fighting for the rights and safety of women around the world.

LISTEN: The State of Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.

Oct 08, 2019

Learn about the Trump administration’s plans to drastically cut refugee admissions and how you can take action to fight back.

LISTEN: The Actual "National Emergency": Threats to Asylum

Feb 22, 2019

Listen to an overview of policy changes related to asylum seekers and the U.S.-Mexico border, and ways for you to take action.

LISTEN: Resiliency in Action, Moving Forward for Refugees

Nov 28, 2018

Listen to an overview of what HIAS does and how we assist refugees in the U.S. and globally as well as an update on policies affecting refugees and asylum seekers, and how you can get involved.

LISTEN: Asylum and Family Separation Briefing Call

Aug 03, 2018

Listen as HIAS experts discuss the current situation with separated parents and children and asylum seekers, what HIAS is doing, and how we can work together to fight back.

LISTEN: Protecting Asylum in America

May 24, 2018

Listen as HIAS experts review the current situation and what can be done to protect the rights of asylum seekers.