Jun 30, 2017
Listen to the HIAS briefing call on the Supreme Court’s June 26 ruling on the refugee and Muslim ban executive orders, as well as the Trump Administration’s misinterpretation of that ruling.
Mar 31, 2017
HIAS held a briefing call for supporters on Thursday, March 30, to discuss the ongoing litigation moving through the courts across the country in response to President Trump’s revised executive order, and ways to get involved in support of refugees.
Feb 02, 2017
HIAS held an emergency briefing call for supporters on Thursday, February 2, to discuss the impact of the executive order banning refugees.
Dec 06, 2016
HIAS held a briefing call for supporters on Tuesday, December 6 on the “big changes” to both policy and the environment of welcome in the United States as we prepare for a Trump administration. Click to listen to a full recording.
Oct 21, 2016
HIAS held a briefing call for supporters on Thursday, October 20, providing updates on the global refugee crisis. Listen to a full recording of the call here.
Aug 08, 2016
With more displaced people than ever before, people are asking questions about what the U.S can do to help, and also wanting to learn more about how resettlement to a third country, like the United States, actually works. To help answer these questions, HIAS held a briefing call on July 27 for those interested in learning more about the refugee resettlement process.
Apr 12, 2016
On Tuesday, April 12, 2016 HIAS hosted a briefing call to update our supporters on the global response to the refugee crisis. Listen to the audio.
Nov 23, 2015
Listen to the complete audio of Nov 23 HIAS briefing call 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 covered: 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.
Sep 10, 2015
Complete audio of September 10, 2015 briefing call on the Syrian refugee crisis with HIAS President and CEO Mark J. Hetfield and Vice President for Policy and Advocacy Melaine Nezer.