Videos from HIAS

VIDEO: The Presidential Determination Explained

Sep 09, 2019

In the next few weeks, President Trump will announce the Presidential Determination for 2020, and the refugee admissions cap might be zero.

WATCH: A Day in the Life of HIAS Border Fellow Luis Gonzalez

Jul 17, 2019

Watch “A Day in the Life of HIAS Border Fellow Luis Gonzalez” to see what making a difference looks like firsthand.

LISTEN: Podcast with HIAS' VP of International Programs Rachel Levitan

Jul 10, 2019

The Immigration Nerds Podcast Interviews HIAS' VP of International Programs Rachel Levitan.
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WATCH: Asylum, An Essential Lifeline

Jun 25, 2019

Asylum is in the news a lot these days. Borders closed, children forcibly separated from parents, people detained in cages. Yet, many of us still don’t know what asylum really means and how it works. Watch our new video to learn more.

WATCH: Honoring the Resilience of Refugees

Jun 14, 2019

Every year on June 20, we recognize the struggles and strength of the millions of men, women and children refugees around the world. Driven from their homes by persecution, violence and fear, refugees face perilous journeys fraught with challenges as they seek safety and freedom.

WATCH: An Inspirational Song for Shavuot

Jun 07, 2019

Watch an inspirational song about refugees by REVIVAL as the holiday of Shavuot approaches.
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WATCH: A Yom HaShoah Message from Mark Hetfield

May 01, 2019

HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield shares a message for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), when we recall what happens to people who are not allowed to make the flight for safety and freedom, and reminds us of the imperative to welcome those who flee hatred.

VIDEO: We Are HIAS

Dec 22, 2018

HIAS staff members explain why we do what we do.

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.

WATCH: Witnesses at the Border

Sep 04, 2018

Last month, 27 leaders from 17 national Jewish organizations, led by HIAS and the Anti-Defamation League, traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting families, asylum seekers, and others. This new video follows the group as they bear witness.

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