Jul 02, 2015
Daniel*, a Colombian refugee living in Ecuador, showed me this music video when I visited his family’s home. Like so many other Colombian families we work with in Central America, gang violence made their life there untenable. When a local gang tried to force Daniel’s older brother to join, his mother Lorena* decided that their only choice was to flee.
Dec 23, 2014
Lev Golinkin, author of the memoir "A Backpack, a Bear and Eight Crates of Vodka," discusses his family's 1989-90 journey from Ukraine to the U.S. during an appearance at HIAS headquarters in New York City.
Dec 09, 2014
Triple Jeopardy: Protecting At-Risk Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, a new HIAS-authored report, addresses the barriers to protective services facing SGBV survivors.