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SILVER SPRING, Md.--The Trump Administration today officially announced the refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--The Trump Administration failed to comply with the law that requires that it consult with Congress on the refugee admissions ceiling prior to the beginning of each new fiscal year.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--HIAS condemns the Trump Administration’s decision to transport thousands of immigrant children to a tent camp in the Texan desert.
Silver Spring, Md.--This week the Trump administration proposed new rules that would punish immigrants who legally access health, housing, or nutrition programs.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—Today, HIAS strongly condemned the Trump Administration’s announcement of a proposed refugee resettlement ceiling of 30,000 for Fiscal Year 2019, the lowest number ever set by any president since the Refugee Act became law in 1980.
Athens -- Over 17,000 people remain crammed in Greek island reception centers with a total capacity for only 6,000, living in desperate conditions which do not meet humanitarian standards.
SILVER SPRING, Md.
SILVER SPRING, MD – On Thursday, 36 national Jewish organizations issued a letter urging the Trump administration to raise the refugee admissions ceiling to at least 75,000 for FY2019.
270 local and state elected officials expressed their support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump on Tuesday. Organized by HIAS and supported by partner refugee advocacy organizations, the letter urges the President to resettle at least 75,000 refugees in FY2019.