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LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call on Backlash Against U.S. Refugee Program

Nov 23, 2015

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On Monday November 23, HIAS held a briefing call to update our constituents and supporters on the recent backlash against refugees in the U.S., the legislation in Congress and the statements by governors who are refusing entry to refugees. Also discussed was how the refugee admissions program works, the security screenings that are a hallmark of the process, and the role organizations like HIAS play in refugee resettlement. HIAS CEO and President Mark Hetfield also answered questions from callers.

Listen to the complete audio of this call below.