Lost in America on World Refugee Day

Posted on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 19:05 pm

To mark World Refugee Day, the Huffington Post today published a post by HIAS' Mark Hetfield in which he illustrates the need for immigration reform by describing the experience of one "lucky" asylee who, following a three-month incarceration by the Department of Homeland Security, was released without any means of supporting himself, allowed neither public assistance nor authorized to work until his asylum hearing months away.

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