Refugee Resettlement

Jewish Community Mobilizes to Pioneer New Resettlement Model

Nov 17, 2021

Together with partners in the American Jewish community, HIAS is launching a network of what it hopes will be at least 100 sponsorship circles. Through these Welcome Circles, HIAS plans to resettle between 500 to 1,000 Afghan refugees in communities across the country.

Corporate Partners Help Afghans Find Shelter in a Perfect Housing Storm

Nov 09, 2021

Tens of thousands of Afghans need to be resettled in America at a moment when the country has a widespread crisis of affordable housing. HIAS is working with corporate partners to make sure they are set up for success.

Let's Talk About Climate Change and Refugees

Nov 04, 2021

Climate change is not theoretical, so HIAS is now talking about its significant impact on migration.

CARE Partners with HIAS to Provide Cash Assistance to Afghan Families Resettled in the U.S.

Oct 29, 2021

HIAS and CARE today announced a partnership to help assist families from Afghanistan recently resettled in the United States. CARE will provide up to $1,000 in cash to families, to help fill in the gaps that government assistance doesn’t cover.

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.