Jan 02, 2019
The Regional Safe Spaces Network of the Americas helps organizations working with refugees in Latin America to provide services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
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."
Apr 11, 2018
"My biggest dream is to own a bakery where I can give jobs to people who need it," Patricia says.
Feb 14, 2018
On February 13, 2017, HIAS began assisting refugees in Costa Rica. 12 months later, we're exceeding expectations.
Jan 22, 2018
Long praised for who they were serving, HIAS in Ecuador is now being recognized for how they are serving.
Jun 21, 2017
See photos of how people honored World Refugee Day 2017 around the world.
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.
Nov 17, 2016
Rather than being intimidated by the economic crisis in her adopted city, María Eugenia took the initiative to start her own business. She makes and sells a traditional cheese called queso amasado. You can now buy her products in three Ecuadorian cities.
Sep 26, 2016
“These young people were looking to talk about their lives, their dreams and their experiences as refugees. We thought that photography was a good way to tell these stories,” said HIAS Psychologist Cesar Torres. The exhibition, held at one of the largest theaters in the area, featured the work of six refugee youth following seven months of training and artistic development.