October 27, 2021

Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

The untamed wilderness of Panama’s Darién Gap may be beautiful, but if you look closely there is much danger amid the beauty.

In this Central American country’s largest province, thousands of refugees, mostly Haitians, Venezuelans, and Cubans, attempt the perilous journey through Colombia to…

October 20, 2021

Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

HIAS Policy Counsel Andrew Geibel discusses the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border near the bridge connecting El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez. October 14, 2021.

Since it was implemented, the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) created a humanitarian disaster on the U.S.-Mexico border. With its…

October 18, 2021

Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

(HIAS Peru)

When HIAS Peru saw they could engage with refugee women from Venezuela on leadership and teamwork, they decided to essentially throw an empowerment party.

Toward the end of the summer more than 90 refugee and migrant women gathered for this event. For…

October 6, 2021

Sharon Samber, HIAS.org

When they arrive in America, some Afghan refugees will be directly aided by the legacy of Jewish refugees of another era.

HIAS has of course helped resettle thousands of people in previous generations, many of them Jews fleeing Europe during WWII. Now through the…

September 30, 2021

In this briefing call, catch the latest developments about newly arrived Afghans, asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deportations to Haiti, and more.
HIAS experts are:

  • Melanie Nezer, Senior Vice President for Public Affairs
  • Elizabeth Mandelman, Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy
  • Andrew Geibel, Policy Counsel
  • Merrill Zack, Vice President for Community Engagement

Originally published at https://www.hias.org.


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