Tagged: Lautenberg

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Mar 31, 2022

Hope and Questions as U.S. Pledges to Resettle 100,000 from Ukraine

Mar 31, 2022

Hope and Questions as U.S. Pledges to Resettle 100,000 from Ukraine While the Biden administration’s March 24 pledge to welcome Ukrainians is encouraging news for refugees and advocates alike, the announcement leaves many questions unanswered.

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.

Dec 23, 2015

Omnibus Bill Extends the Lautenberg Amendment

Dec 23, 2015

Omnibus Bill Extends the Lautenberg Amendment 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.

Oct 08, 2015

The Helpline is Still Ringing

Oct 08, 2015

The Helpline is Still Ringing Every day, my phone rings. Some of the callers are in New York. Others are in Kiev. The calls come from all over. But when they call, I answer.

Nov 12, 2014

The Lautenberg Amendment: A Lifeline for Iran’s Religious Minorities

Nov 12, 2014

The Lautenberg Amendment: A Lifeline for Iran’s Religious Minorities Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

Mar 17, 2014

A Few Things you Might not Know about the Immigration Bills Currently in Congress

Mar 17, 2014

A Few Things you Might not Know about the Immigration Bills Currently in Congress Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

Jan 14, 2014

Update about the Lautenberg Amendment and Refugee Funding

Jan 14, 2014

Update about the Lautenberg Amendment and Refugee Funding Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

Jun 03, 2013

Senator Lautenberg’s Legislation Brought Thousands to Freedom

Jun 03, 2013

Senator Lautenberg’s Legislation Brought Thousands to Freedom Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

May 22, 2013

Rampant Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iran

May 22, 2013

Rampant Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iran Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

May 08, 2013

The Ultimate Legacy: Senator Lautenberg and Continued Protection for Iranian Religious Minorities

May 08, 2013

The Ultimate Legacy: Senator Lautenberg and Continued Protection for Iranian Religious Minorities Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.