Refugee Resettlement

In Memoriam: Harvey Paretsky

Sep 16, 2019

Harvey Paretzky, a HIAS employee for over 25 years, died August 18 at the age of 61, after a long battle with cancer.

SLIDESHOW: Jewish Groups Rally to #CloseTheCamps

Aug 13, 2019

Jewish groups across the country marked Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning, with vigils and protests to demand an end to the mistreatment of immigrants and refugees.

Reflections of a Refugee Turned Advocate

Jun 21, 2019

Kassim Hussein Rajab, a refugee from DRC, tells his story on Capitol Hill and advocates for policy changes to help refugees.

Commemorating the Refugee Act of 1980 at the Carter Center

Jun 17, 2019

On June 12, a distinguished group of former government officials, refugee rights leaders, and supporters of refugee protection gathered at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum in Atlanta for a celebration of the Refugee Act of 1980.
21 Jun

World Refugee Day 2019 at Market Square
Please join us in Market Square on Friday, June 21 (11 am – 2 pm)! Performances, crafts, and great food provided by members of our refugee and immigrant communities will delight your senses!

Small and Mighty: Utah Assembly Shows Strength and Welcome

May 30, 2019

The recent Jews for Refugees Assembly in Salt Lake City helped people to learn more about refugee issues in their local area and to raise their voice together as part of the broader American Jewish movement for refugees.

Family Reunited Through HIAS/M4M Partnership

May 07, 2019

Lucy was reunited with her husband and children in Maryland, thanks to HIAS and a new partnership with Miles4Migrants, an organization that uses donated airline reward miles to help relocate and reunite families of refugees and asylum seekers.

Girl Scout Looks Out for Refugees

Apr 25, 2019

Radha Carollo, a Girl Scout, has helped refugees in many ways--and she wants you to do the same.

HIAS on the Hill: Advocacy Days in D.C.

Feb 14, 2019

More than 50 people from around the country came to Washington, D.C., this week to advocate for refugees in the halls of the U.S. Congress.