Mar 21, 2017
Our local partners at Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie County have partnered with Deaf Access Services to support a community of Deaf refugees. Watch our new video.
Jan 30, 2017
HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield discussed the Trump Administration's refugee ban on MSNBC with host Ari Melber on Sunday, January 29, 2017.
Dec 14, 2016
Experts, including HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield, discuss the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad.
Sep 15, 2016
Ahead of two momentous summits on the global refugee crisis, HIAS CEO and Pres Mark Hetfield and VP of Policy and Advocacy Melanie Nezer briefed foreign press at the New York Foreign Press Center of the U.S. Dept. of State.
Jun 20, 2016
Watch this beautiful Jewish-Muslim-Christian refugee story and meet Jalal, Kamal, and the community that welcomed them with open arms.
Jun 20, 2016
Before he became Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the Department of Homeland Security, León Rodríguez was the grandchild of Jews who fled anti-semitism in Poland and Turkey. “At the end of the day, refugees and refugee families are just like us, except in much more difficult situations,” Rodríguez says in an exclusive video interview.
Apr 20, 2016
Melanie Nezer joined PBS’s Point Taken for a lively debate about whether the U.S. has taken in enough refugees in response to the current crisis.
Apr 04, 2016
HIAS’ work with refugees in Uganda was recently highlighted by NBS TV Uganda. Watch it here.
Feb 25, 2016
Our animated video HIAS: For the Refugee was just announced as a finalist in the annual DoGooder Awards competition. Now we need your vote!
Feb 22, 2016
The Holocaust survivors in the Righteous Conversations Project are very aware of the experience of the refugee and those who seek asylum and rescue from murderous regimes. For them, this is more than a problem that is unfolding on the other side of the planet. It is a story with kinship to their own. Recently, Los Angeles area high school students and Holocaust survivors teamed up to make a series of video public service announcements.