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Still Fighting the Muslim Ban After Two Years

Jan 26, 2019

It’s been two years since President Trump first signed an executive order to ban Muslims from entering the country.

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW: Challenges, Heartbreak, and Resolve

Dec 26, 2018

2018 was a challenging year for HIAS as we continued our work of fighting for refugees and asylum seekers.

WATCH: Speaking to the Kindertransport Association

Dec 02, 2018

HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield addressed the Kindertransport Association and discussed the importance of remembering history and reminding the United States of its responsibility.

An Open Letter to the Community from HIAS

Oct 29, 2018

The outpouring of love and support that we have received in recent days means a great deal to all of us at HIAS. We know emotions are still raw and the need to process is ongoing. We look forward to better days ahead and to working alongside you for that future. Thank you for keeping us in your thoughts and in your hearts.

New Software Does the Hard Work in Placing Refugees

Oct 18, 2018

New software developed with HIAS' help gives refugees better chance at finding jobs

Somali Teen Refugees Play to Win

Sep 21, 2018

Teenage Somali refugees play together as a brand new basketball team.

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered

Sep 18, 2018

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield about the Trump administration's newly proposed 30,000 cap on U.S. refugee admissions for the 2019 fiscal year.

Administration Calls for Historic Low Refugee Admissions

Sep 18, 2018

The Trump Administration yesterday announced a proposed refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019.

HS Cares Gives the Gift of Health

Sep 17, 2018

HS Cares helps refugees in need with the gift of health and hygiene kits.

HIAS Joins Christian Groups to ask for 75,000 Refugees

Sep 13, 2018

On September 12th, HIAS representatives and volunteers joined with several major Christian denominations to stand outside the White House and demand the Trump Administration welcome 75,000 refugees in 2019.