HIAS Partners

The Genesis Prize Foundation Awards HIAS $100,000 Challenge Grant

Mar 13, 2018

The grant will help strengthen the capacity of local faith leaders, refugees, and resettlement partners in communities across America to advocate in support of immigrants and refugees.

After School Program for Refugees Flourishes in Pittsburgh

Mar 05, 2018

“Interacting with the program mentors, our clients can pick up on the daily habits of Americans, experience English immersion in a safe environment, and see Americans as their friends—a true application of integration and social orientation.”

On Anniversary of Refugee Ban, Activists Take to the Streets

Jan 29, 2018

A year after President Trump's first ban on refugees from entering the United States, activists in Washington, D.C. and New York City took to the streets to protest against discriminatory policies.

HIAS & Islamic Relief USA Partner to Protect Refugees in Greece

Jan 16, 2018

As the situation in Greece becomes increasingly dire and the international community less attentive, two faith-based organizations—one Jewish and one Muslim—are taking action.

HIAS and Islamic Relief USA Partner to Bring Legal Protection to Refugees in Greece

Jan 16, 2018

The interfaith effort will expand legal services for the most vulnerable refugee populations in Athens and Lesvos.

Refugee AmeriCorps Volunteers Deepen Impact

Dec 18, 2017

“I want refugees and immigrants to be welcomed—that’s the impact that I want to have here in America. Everybody is welcomed.”

Interfaith Groups Welcome Afghan Refugee Family to Delaware

Nov 27, 2017

“Whether it’s a single congregation or multiple congregations, when you can say ‘this is my family now, and I will do everything I would do as if I was helping my own family member,’ that level of responsibility lasts over time.”

SLIDESHOW: Refugees Get a Taste of America at First Thanksgiving Dinners

Nov 22, 2017

Across the country, newly arrived refugees are celebrating their first Thanksgiving and learning about American culture with the help of volunteers and community members.

JFS & HIAS Leaders Discuss New Lawsuit Against Refugee Ban 3.0

Nov 15, 2017

"The president is making every effort to implement a campaign promise that's un-American and unconstitutional."

HIAS Partner JSS of Madison Among 25 Communities Selected for Gateways for Growth Challenge

Sep 13, 2017

HIAS’ local resettlement partner in Dane County, Jewish Social Service of Madison, will use the opportunity to develop strategies and foster economic growth by integrating immigrants and refugees.