HIAS New York

When Refugees Need Help, HIAS Volunteers Step Up

Jun 09, 2020

More than 1,700 volunteers help HIAS clients get the services they need to thrive in the United States.

Accenture Volunteers Help HIAS Clients On the Job Hunt

Feb 06, 2020

Navigating a job search can be hard for anyone. For refugees still adapting to life in a new country, it’s one of the biggest challenges they face. With little knowledge of where to look for jobs or how to apply for them, the process can seem overwhelming.

HIAS Hosts Awards Dinner

Nov 18, 2019

On November 14, more than 300 guests gathered at Manhattan's Prince George Ballroom for the HIAS Awards, the organization's first major celebration dinner since 2001.

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching English and So Much More

Mar 22, 2019

Neal Smith, a HIAS volunteer, uses his English skills to support refugee clients.

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York

Apr 27, 2018

“This may be the first official document of great value many of you will have received in your new country,” she said, “but this is just your first step.”

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester

Apr 09, 2018

“This is the same story of my grandparents more than a hundred years ago. People came from somewhere, they had guts and grit, and some help, and a hundred years later here we are.”

Synagogue Volunteers Join Forces With U.S. Veterans to Help Refugee Family

Jul 03, 2017

“As veterans, we aren't in the habit of waiting for someone else to get the job done. When we see someone who has put it all on the line for our country, we want to do everything we can to help them.”

New Yorkers Brave Sleet and Rain to Rally for Refugees

Feb 12, 2017

Equipped with protest signs, umbrellas and a tradition of welcoming the stranger, upwards of 1,000 rally goers stood for nearly two hours in Battery Park at the Southern tip of Manhattan Island.

HIAS Helps Reunite Syrian Family Amid Refugee Ban

Feb 02, 2017

After spending more than two years apart, a Syrian family was reunited today in dramatic fashion, with help from HIAS.

Taking #RefugeesWelcome to the Streets

Jan 31, 2017

The fight to make this country a place that welcomes refugees is becoming contagious.

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