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.

HIAS Briefing Call: Refugees & COVID-19

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

Ensuring Refugees’ Basic Needs During Pandemic

Apr 01, 2020

HIAS is assisting many people in crisis and adversely affected by COVID-19: they need to purchase basic needs and buy goods to help prevent the spread of the virus, and have access to food and shelter.
A refugee chid is given a face mask in the Moria refugee camp in Greece.

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back

Mar 30, 2020

As HIAS staff members around the world find safe ways to deliver vital services and care for clients, they are also fighting for the needs and rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the countries where HIAS operates.

HIAS' Pro Bono Program Adapts to Life With COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

Thanks to the generosity of our pro bono attorneys and our resilient staff in our HIAS office in Mexico, we continue to serve clients remotely.

Statement on Congress Passing COVID-19 Response Bill

Mar 27, 2020

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Today, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a bipartisan COVID-19 response bill. The $2 trillion in funding will increase resources for those in...

HIAS Greece Urges Government to Help Refugees and Asylum Seekers Amid COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020

HIAS has joined other leading humanitarian agencies in calling for moving asylum seekers to safety and an immediate hotspot decongestion to address COVID-19

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Refugee Act Co-Author Calls For Renewed Compassion

Mar 20, 2020

Nobody knows the importance of the refugee resettlement system better than former congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, who co-authored the Refugee Act of 1980 and helped establish the modern American system for welcoming the displaced.

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