Oct 08, 2015
Jun 18, 2015
"Since World War II, the U.S. has been an example to the rest of the world and has been a leader in both providing humanitarian assistance and in resettling the most vulnerable refugees from around the world. It’s a legacy we can be proud of — and one we must build on now, during this crisis, if we intend to continue to set the model we hope others will follow.”
HIAS CEO and President Mark Hetfield responds to Secretary Kerry’s announcement that the United States would accept 85,000 refugees next year, saying "Syrian refugees and the refugee hosting countries in the world need one giant leap from the United States, and instead they are getting one small step."