A Stranger in a Strange Land

Posted on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 14:28 pm

In an article recently posted by the Baltimore Jewish Times, HIAS President and CEO, Mark Hetfield explains that although refugees and immigrants have different reasons for leaving their home countries, the obstacles and opportunities they often face upon arrival in the United States are very similar. The Times article profiles two Jewish families who fled Peru and resettled in Baltimore.

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Posted by Mikiyas on April 21, 2013 at 10:45 am

Subsequent information has come to light (and an offiaicl has confirmed, see two JP articles posted on Wednesday) to suggest that the Jewish refugees WERE on his mind. the wording Bush used is elastic enough to cover both sets of refugees