Refugee Resettlement

HIAS Announces Expansion of Refugee Resettlement Network in 7 Cities

Oct 19, 2021

The Department of State has approved seven new resettlement locations that will be part of HIAS’ national resettlement network to help provide homes and support for refugees when they arrive in the United States. HIAS is now helping refugees in 24 metropolitan areas across the country.

New Funds to Help Afghans

Oct 06, 2021

When they arrive in America, some Afghan refugees will be directly aided by the legacy of Jewish refugees of another era.

Briefing Call: Afghan Arrivals, Haiti, and More

Sep 30, 2021

Catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.

Dispatch: Welcoming Afghans Who Made It to the U.S.

Sep 24, 2021

HIAS Public Affairs Officer Andrea Gagne recently returned from Fort Bliss in Texas and Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, after several weeks assisting with processing of some of the tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted from Kabul in the days before the withdrawal of U.S. forces.

Helping European Jewish Communities Help Afghan Refugees

Sep 23, 2021

HIAS Europe and ECJC launched a campaign to help European Jewish communities help Afghan refugees.

Refugee Agencies Prepared for Afghan Resettlement

Sep 20, 2021

Resettlement organizations across the United States, including many HIAS affiliates, are prepared, and continuing to prepare for the resettlement of Afghan refugees. Volunteers have offered unprecedented amounts of time, money and furniture.

Afghans Need to be Classified as Refugees, Hetfield tells MSNBC

Sep 06, 2021

Mark Hetfield told MSNBC that the U.S. needs to reclassify Afghans who are coming into the U.S.
Mark Hetfield, Bianna Golodryga

"There is No Process" for Arriving Afghans, Hetfield tells CNN

Aug 30, 2021

There is no clear way to process arriving Afghans, Mark Hetfield told CNN.
Preparing for arriving Afghan refugees in Charlotte, NC.

Schlepping to Help Arriving Refugees Feels Good in Charlotte

Aug 30, 2021

Betsy Jenkins was watching her foster sons playing with each other in the yard when she saw the email, “Extra help needed for new refugee apartment move-in, can you help?”

Special Edition Podcast: The Fall of Afghanistan

Aug 27, 2021

For a special episode of our Crossing Borders podcast, an Afghan HIAS staffer and volunteer talk about fielding phone calls from family, friends and others in Afghanistan, desperate for help.