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WATCH: These Syrian Refugee Children Will Make You Want to Dance

Aug 08, 2018

The sounds of summer may not usually include the tap dancing feet of Syrian refugee children, but now they do-- at least in Toledo, Ohio.

The Jewish Community is Stepping Up for Refugees—Here's How

Jun 24, 2018

“Torah commands us 36 times to welcome the stranger. The repetition is interesting—maybe it’s because it’s not the most important commandment, but the easiest to forget.”

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees

May 22, 2018

“We see all the barriers that people come with, and we try to bring solutions to those barriers and guide people along the way.”

Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class

May 18, 2018

“The strength of the American community comes from diversity,” he says.

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York

Apr 27, 2018

“This may be the first official document of great value many of you will have received in your new country,” she said, “but this is just your first step.”

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester

Apr 09, 2018

“This is the same story of my grandparents more than a hundred years ago. People came from somewhere, they had guts and grit, and some help, and a hundred years later here we are.”

JFS Soccer Team Brings Refugees Together in Seattle

Mar 20, 2018

The team is comprised of 90 percent refugees resettled to the Greater Seattle area, and also includes a handful of JFS clients and staff.

After School Program for Refugees Flourishes in Pittsburgh

Mar 05, 2018

“Interacting with the program mentors, our clients can pick up on the daily habits of Americans, experience English immersion in a safe environment, and see Americans as their friends—a true application of integration and social orientation.”

HIAS Wins Asylum for Honduran Mother of Three

Feb 22, 2018

Denia Sayda Contreras was granted asylum on January 24, 2018. For her Honduran-born children, she hopes that frightening memories of the home they fled will continue to fade each day.

Only in America: How a Ugandan Refugee Became a Louisiana Success Story

Feb 13, 2018

Daulat Sthanki arrived in New Orleans in November 1972 with a single bag. Uganda’s loss would ultimately be Louisiana’s, and America’s, gain.

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