Costa Rica

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 03, 2022

For several years the number of asylum applications in Costa Rica has increased dramatically.

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 07, 2020

HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Helping with Dignity in Costa Rica

Jul 02, 2019

A trip to Costa Rica shows how HIAS sees upholding the dignity of refugees as central to its mission.

HIAS Costa Rica Promotes Pro Bono Work

Jul 26, 2018

Last week HIAS Costa Rica led a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas.

HIAS Costa Rica Helps Launch Legal Support Network for Refugees

Apr 30, 2018

“This powerful new coalition will expand the reach of our work and provide refugees and asylum seekers with vital and timely legal advice."

One Year On, Protecting the Legal Rights of Refugees in Costa Rica

Feb 14, 2018

On February 13, 2017, HIAS began assisting refugees in Costa Rica. 12 months later, we're exceeding expectations.

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017

Jun 21, 2017

See photos of how people honored World Refugee Day 2017 around the world.

Two Months In, HIAS Costa Rica Making an Impact

May 30, 2017

By providing refugees with comprehensive legal information and assistance, HIAS’ Costa Rica program hopes to dramatically increase protection for refugees living in the country. And in a few short weeks, they are already making progress.

Introducing: HIAS Costa Rica

Feb 23, 2017

HIAS is expanding its footprint in Central America with a brand new office in San Jose, Costa Rica dedicated to providing legal support and services to vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers.