Topic: U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

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Sep 9, 2022

A Welcome Circle Forges an Unshakable Bond in Baltimore

Sep 9, 2022

A Welcome Circle Forges an Unshakable Bond in Baltimore When Mohammed and his family arrived in the U.S. last year after being evacuated from Afghanistan, they were assigned to a Welcome Circle: nine volunteers from a Baltimore-area synagogue tasked with helping them settle into a new life. The experience proved to be transformational for everyone involved.

Aug 31, 2022

In the Face of Uncertainty, Afghan Evacuees Lay Down Roots

Aug 31, 2022

In the Face of Uncertainty, Afghan Evacuees Lay Down Roots Wali Ahmadzai is building a new life — and a new business — in Florida with the help of HIAS affiliate Gulf Coast JFCS. But nearly a year after arriving in the U.S., he is one of thousands of Afghan evacuees still unsure when or how they will gain permanent legal status.

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next

Aug 15, 2022

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next In the year since the fall of Kabul, HIAS has resettled over 4,300 Afghans through the tireless efforts of its staff, resettlement partners, and volunteers. But the work to ensure that Afghan evacuees are able to build new lives in the U.S. is not finished yet.

Aug 11, 2022

Afghan Adjustment Act Would Provide Certainty for Refugees

Aug 11, 2022

Afghan Adjustment Act Would Provide Certainty for Refugees Good news may be on the horizon for Afghan evacuees who came to the U.S. following the Fall of Kabul nearly one year ago: the newly-introduced, bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act (AAA) would provide a clear pathway to permanent status for those still in legal limbo.