Briefing Call

LISTEN: Protecting Asylum in America

May 24, 2018

Listen as HIAS experts review the current situation and what can be done to protect the rights of asylum seekers.

HIAS Video Conference: Reflecting on 2017, Rallying for 2018

Jan 26, 2018

A year after President Donald Trump's first ban on refugee arrivals, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield and Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Melanie Nezer held a video conference to reflect on the the past year, and to plan for the year ahead.

LISTEN: HIAS Leaders Discuss Future of U.S. Refugee Resettlement

Sep 08, 2017

On Thursday, September 8, HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield joined HIAS’ Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Melanie Nezer and Senior Director for Community Engagement Merrill Zack to discuss President Trump’s looming decision on refugee resettlement in the United States.

LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call on Supreme Court and Refugee Ban

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.

LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call and Litigation Update

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.

LISTEN: HIAS Emergency Briefing Call on Refugee Ban

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.

LISTEN: HIAS December Briefing Call

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.

LISTEN: HIAS Leaders Hold Briefing Call On Election, Refugee Summits

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.

HIAS Briefing Call on U.S. Refugee Resettlement - July 27, 2016

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.

LISTEN: HIAS Update Call on Refugee Crisis and How You Can Help

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.