Voices

For a better understanding of HIAS Pennsylvania’s work and mission, listen to and read the words of our clients, our volunteers, our staff, and our board members.

For more information about HIAS Pennsylvania’s history please read about our Legacy.

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  • "I was continually amazed and inspired by the resilience of clients and intake callers who have overcome tremendous adversity to reach the...
  • One of our asylum clients, Marion, has been highlighted by the Strength Source Project. We are working to help her gain asylum because she had to...
  • Elie Walondja, one of the refugees we resettled from Congo, is a gifted musician. Listen to the wonderful song he wrote in honor of HIAS Pennsylvania...
  • Alana Murphy is biking across the United States with a mission. In every state her wheels take her, she meets refugees who have trekked thousands of...
  • Tony Hochstetler, founder of Homeworks Cleaning Service, is an entrepreneur. He started Homeworks as a business that would offer people responsible...
  • Jinsi was fourteen when they came. The military stormed her small village and forced her father to work for them. And then he was gone. Dead. When...
  • I want to thank these lawyers from @HIASPA, AILA PHL, and the @aclupa, that really got it done. And all who came to make their voices heard...
  • "You who are so-called illegal aliens must know that no human being is illegal. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beautiful...
  • When Emily applied to intern with HIAS Pennsylvania last spring, she only knew that HIAS Pennsylvania was a leading immigration non-profit in...

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