Topic: U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

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Oct 30, 2018

After Pittsburgh: the Jewish Community Reacts

Oct 30, 2018

After Pittsburgh: the Jewish Community Reacts This past weekend was unlike any other for the American Jewish community.

Oct 29, 2018

An Open Letter to the Community from HIAS

Oct 29, 2018

An Open Letter to the Community from HIAS The outpouring of love and support that we have received in recent days means a great deal to all of us at HIAS. We know emotions are still raw and the need to process is ongoing. We look forward to better days ahead and to working alongside you for that future. Thank you for keeping us in your thoughts and in your hearts.

Sep 18, 2018

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered

Sep 18, 2018

LISTEN: Mark Hetfield Discusses Refugee Cap on All Things Considered NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield about the Trump administration's newly proposed 30,000 cap on U.S. refugee admissions for the 2019 fiscal year.

Sep 18, 2018

Administration Calls for Historic Low Refugee Admissions

Sep 18, 2018

Administration Calls for Historic Low Refugee Admissions The Trump Administration yesterday announced a proposed refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019.

Sep 6, 2018

WATCH: Melanie Nezer’s ELI Talk on Home and its Meaning

Sep 6, 2018

WATCH: Melanie Nezer’s ELI Talk on Home and its Meaning Watch Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Melanie Nezer's ELI Talk called “The Ground Beneath My Children’s Feet: Refugees and the Jewish Story."

Aug 16, 2018

National Jewish Organizations Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019

Aug 16, 2018

National Jewish Organizations Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019 Today HIAS sent a letter signed by 36 national Jewish organizations to President Trump urging him to allow at least 75,000 refugees to be admitted to the United States in 2019.

Aug 9, 2018

270 Elected Officials Urge President to Admit At Least 30,000 More Refugees Than FY2018

Aug 9, 2018

270 Elected Officials Urge President to Admit At Least 30,000 More Refugees Than FY2018 270 Elected Officials Urge President to Admit At Least 30,000 More Refugees Than FY2018 Aug 09, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md. –​ Two-hundred and seventy local and state elected officials from 42 states expressed their support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump on Tuesday. Organized by HIAS, the Jewish advocacy […]

Aug 9, 2018

270 Elected Leaders Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019

Aug 9, 2018

270 Elected Leaders Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019 270 Elected Leaders Call on President to Admit 75,000 Refugees in 2019 By Meggie Weiler, HIAS Policy Officer Aug 09, 2018 With the end of the federal fiscal year just around the corner, President Trump is expected to soon announce the number of refugees to be admitted to the United States in 2019. This number, […]

Jun 22, 2018

For World Refugee Day, HIAS and Partners Spread Welcome

Jun 22, 2018

For World Refugee Day, HIAS and Partners Spread Welcome “Our shared immigrant and refugee experiences, and teachings to ‘welcoming the stranger,’ has helped to build this large and engaged constituency."

May 22, 2018

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees

May 22, 2018

In Ohio, New Initiatives Aim to Empower Refugees “We see all the barriers that people come with, and we try to bring solutions to those barriers and guide people along the way.”