HIAS Supports the 2nd UNHCR Refugee Congress, Pairs up with Refugees on Advocacy Day

Posted on Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 11:21 am

HIAS staff were among advocates paired up with refugees from across the country for the 2nd UNHCR Refugee Congress advocacy day. 48 Refugee and asylum seeker delegates came from across the country, representing over 20 nationalities, to engage in discussions on US policy to protect people facing persecution around the world. The Refugee Congress included plenary meetings and workshop sessions in small groups, as well as the advocacy day where delegates met with their elected officials to tell their own story and discuss refugee and asylum policy issues. Learn more and meet the delegates.

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