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New Citizenship Form is on the Way

Starting on May 3rd, the US Citizenship & Immigration Services will begin using a new Citizenship Form (N400) exclusively. If you have been thinking about applying for citizenship, now may be the time for you to take the plunge. 23 more words

Live Below the Line--why?

On Monday, I got a Tweet  and an email from Zhanna Veyts, the director of online engagement for HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. She will “live below the line,” from April 28 to May 2, that is, she will eat and drink on $1.50 a day, for 5 days, to raise awareness of extreme poverty and help raise $30,000 for HIAS.  379 more words

JF&CS introduces internatio​nal refugee resettleme​nt agency to Pittsburgh

Last week, JF&CS hosted the annual HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) national refugee conference in Pittsburgh for the first time in HIAS’s 130-year history. The conference featured introductions to Pittsburgh’s growing and vibrant refugee community and highlighted the work of JF&CS and our partner agencies. 567 more words