Topic: U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

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Sep 30, 2021

Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivalsa

Sep 30, 2021

Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivalsa Congress Approves Funding for Afghan Arrivals Sep 30, 2021 SILVER SPRING, Md. — HIAS applauds the passage of the FY 2022 Continuing Resolution (HR5305) to fund the federal government through December 3, 2021, which includes $6.3 billion for Afghan humanitarian parolees. These Afghans, who had to flee their country and arrived in the U.S. with […]

Sep 20, 2021

Refugee Agencies Prepared for Afghan Resettlement

Sep 20, 2021

Refugee Agencies Prepared for Afghan Resettlement Resettlement organizations across the United States, including many HIAS affiliates, are prepared, and continuing to prepare for the resettlement of Afghan refugees. Volunteers have offered unprecedented amounts of time, money and furniture.

Sep 20, 2021

125k Proposed Refugee Admissions Cap is an Important First Step

Sep 20, 2021

125k Proposed Refugee Admissions Cap is an Important First Step 125k Proposed Refugee Admissions Cap is an Important First Step Sep 20, 2021 Silver Spring, Md. — Today the Biden administration informed Congress that it intends to increase the refugee admissions cap, also known as the Presidential Determination (PD), from 62,500 to 125,000 for fiscal year 2022, which starts on October 1. Naomi Steinberg, HIAS vice president, […]

Sep 20, 2021

Afghan Humanitarian Parolees Are Refugees, Hetfield Writes to Washington Post

Sep 20, 2021

Afghan Humanitarian Parolees Are Refugees, Hetfield Writes to Washington Post In a letter to the editor of the Washington Post, Mark Hetfield argued that Afghan humanitarian parolees should have access to the same rights and benefits as refugees.

Aug 30, 2021

“There is No Process” for Arriving Afghans, Hetfield tells CNN

Aug 30, 2021

“There is No Process” for Arriving Afghans, Hetfield tells CNN There is no clear way to process arriving Afghans, Mark Hetfield told CNN.