Refugee Resettlement

Briefing Call: The Future of Refugee Resettlement

Sep 12, 2020

Refugee resettlement in the United States looks very different than it once did; hear HIAS’ plans and hopes for the future of resettlement.

The U.S. Can — And Should — Take In More Refugees

Sep 10, 2020

We need to save the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and allow more refugees into the country this coming year.

After 17 Years, A New Country, A New Home

A Jewish-Muslim-Christian refugee story: meet Jalal, Kamal, and the communities that welcomed them with open arms.

Finding Hope In Buffalo

Our local partners at Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie County partnered with Deaf Access Services to support a community of Deaf refugees. 

On the 40th Anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980

Forty years ago, in the highest expression of the American spirit, Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980, landmark legislation that established the U.S.

Camp-in-a-Box Gives Fun Back to Kids During Pandemic

Aug 11, 2020

JFS of Western Mass. gave refugee families "camp-in-a-box" so kids could still have fun this summer.

House Passage of NO BAN Act a Big Win For Fair Immigration Policy

Jul 22, 2020

The bill would permanently block the Trump administration's attempts to prevent Muslims, refugees, asylum seekers, and other groups from entering the United States.

HIAS Applauds House of Representatives For Passing NO BAN Act

Jul 22, 2020

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Trump Administration has, at different times and through different means, banned Muslims, refugees, and asylum seekers from entering the United States over the past three years. The NO BAN Act, which the U.S. House of Representatives passed today, would rescind...

HIAS Calls For Guardrailed Funding For U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Jul 01, 2020

SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, plays a crucial role in administering refugee admissions, asylum, naturalization of new Americans, and other programs that are central to our identity as a nation of immigrants and refugees. HIAS is deeply concerned about...

Opinion: Local and Faithful — How a Global Refugee Agency Can Be Effective

Jun 22, 2020

Humanitarian organizations should champion local civil society and faith leaders in local communities, says HIAS' Senior Vice President, Programs Raphael Marcus.

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