Topic: European Refugee Crisis

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Mar 21, 2022

Melanie Nezer on CNN: U.S. Shares Responsibility for Accepting Ukrainian Refugees

Mar 21, 2022

Melanie Nezer on CNN: U.S. Shares Responsibility for Accepting Ukrainian Refugees The U.S. must share responsibility for accepting Ukrainian refugees in the midst of the “fastest pace of displacement since World War II,” Melanie Nezer, HIAS senior vice president for global public affairs, told CNN's Kristen Fisher during a March 19 appearance on “New Day.”

Mar 21, 2022

Hetfield in Washington Post: Bring Ukrainian Refugees to U.S. the Right Way

Mar 21, 2022

Hetfield in Washington Post: Bring Ukrainian Refugees to U.S. the Right Way In a Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield argues the U.S. should bring Ukrainians into the country as refugees.

Mar 18, 2022

Renewal of Lautenberg Amendment Brings Hope for Ukrainian Family Reunification

Mar 18, 2022

Renewal of Lautenberg Amendment Brings Hope for Ukrainian Family Reunification The Lautenberg Amendment, renewed as part of a federal spending bill signed March 15, provides a pathway for members of historically persecuted religious groups from the Former Soviet Union to reunite with family in the U.S.

Mar 16, 2022

VIDEO: HIAS Staff on the Ground in Lviv, Ukraine

Mar 16, 2022

VIDEO: HIAS Staff on the Ground in Lviv, Ukraine Lauren Pucci, senior director for emergency and humanitarian programs, reported on HIAS' response to the Ukraine Crisis during a visit to Lviv, Ukraine last week.

Mar 16, 2022

R2P Director on NPR: Helping Refugees When You’ve Become One Yourself

Mar 16, 2022

R2P Director on NPR: Helping Refugees When You’ve Become One Yourself Right to Protection Director Alexander (Sasha) Galkin speaks on NPR's "Morning Edition" about how R2P's staff have adapted to help those displaced by the crisis in Ukraine while being displaced themselves.

Mar 15, 2022

Hetfield on CNN.com: U.S. Must Lead on Ukraine Refugees

Mar 15, 2022

Hetfield on CNN.com: U.S. Must Lead on Ukraine Refugees HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield writes on CNN.com: It is getting late, but the Biden-Harris administration still has an opportunity to demonstrate American leadership by welcoming refugees.

Mar 11, 2022

Right to Protection Keeps Giving Hope to Ukrainians

Mar 11, 2022

Right to Protection Keeps Giving Hope to Ukrainians Right to Protection (R2P), a Ukrainian refugee assistance organization established with help from HIAS in 2013, is working to help displaced people in the midst of the ongoing war.

Mar 7, 2022

Jewish Community Working Together at the Ukraine-Poland Border

Mar 7, 2022

Jewish Community Working Together at the Ukraine-Poland Border HIAS Europe Director Ilan Cohn reports on a week-long visit to the Polish-Ukrainian border and the Jewish Community response to the ongoing refugee crisis.

Mar 2, 2022

VIDEO: HIAS Team in Poland Assessing Ukrainian Refugee Needs

Mar 2, 2022

VIDEO: HIAS Team in Poland Assessing Ukrainian Refugee Needs As Ukrainian refugees pour over the border into Poland and other neighboring countries, HIAS is on the ground and looking for ways to help them. HIAS Europe Director Ilan Cohn reports.

Feb 28, 2022

VIDEO: How HIAS Partner R2P is Responding to Ukraine Crisis

Feb 28, 2022

VIDEO: How HIAS Partner R2P is Responding to Ukraine Crisis Alexander Galkin, Director of Ukrainian NGO Right to Protection (R2P), discusses how the organization has adapted and is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.