Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)

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The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society was created in 1881 to assist Jewish communities emigrating from Russia and Eastern Europe to the United States. 1 Since 2015, HIAS has resettled refugees, asylees, and Special Immigrant Visa holders (SIVs) to New York City and provided employment counseling, job placement, and vocational training services to these groups. 2


  1. “History .” Who We Are , Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society ,
  2. “Who We Are.” HIAS New York. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.

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