HIAS Responds to Increased Violence in South Sudan, Stands Ready to Assist New Refugees

Jun 22, 2014

HIAS president and CEO Mark Hetfield issued a statement in response to the reports of increased violence in South Sudan resulting in the deaths of hundreds of civilians.

Kenya Court Vindicates the Rights and Dignity of Urban Refugees

Aug 08, 2013

In December 2012, the Kenyan government announced that it intended to send the more than 100,000 refugees living in Nairobi and other cities into refugee camps. The government hoped to eliminate a terrorist threat. But at what cost to the refugees themselves?

Invisible in the City

Feb 25, 2013

Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is often the motivating factor for flight, but is seldom the reason given by refugees and asylum seekers themselves.