Making our voices heard on World Refugee Day
By Margaret Hinson, Director of the Refugee and Immigrant Service Centers for Jewish Family Service in Seattle
Jun 10, 2014
For World Refugee Day on June 20, HIAS and our local partners are urging the Jewish community to remember our own history and lend our voices to support refugees. Margaret Hinson, director of the Refugee and Immigrant Service Centers for Jewish Family Service in Seattle asks readers to call their Congressional representatives and co-sign the Refugee Protection Act, a bill that would reform the lengthy approval processes for qualified refugees to be approved for resettlement in the U.S.