HIAS

People protest against the travel restrictions and limitations under Presidential Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, in Washington D.C. on Oct. 18, 2017.
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Cherri Gregg
June 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A coalition of civil rights leaders held a press conference at the Friends Center Tuesday to denounce the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven mostly Muslim countries. Local leaders are gearing up to take action. "We...
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Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the national conference for refugee advocacy group HIAS to Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that protects refugees kicked off their national conference in Philadelphia on Monday morning. HIAS , which has been helping refugees since 1881, is having its conference at an Old City hotel in the shadow of Independence Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney, in...
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