Briefing Calls

The Real Story at the U.S.-Mexico Border

What is the status of human rights at the border? Who is able to seek safety in our country, and who is being turned away from seeking asylum?

Book & Film Club: Jessica Goudeau, After the Last Border

Dec 02, 2020

Dr. Jessica Goudeau, discusses her book "After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America" with the HIAS Book and Film Club.

Senator Cardin Hopeful for Change on Immigration, Refugee Resettlement

Nov 13, 2020

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) told an audience of more than 350 on a HIAS-hosted post-election briefing call that he is confident the incoming Biden administration will set a new course, and restore refugee resettlement and repair America’s broken asylum system.

Action Call: Election 2020

Oct 20, 2020

The future of refugee resettlement and asylum hinge on the positions of the leaders we elect in November.

Refugee Resilience and Mental Health During COVID-19

There are 80 million displaced persons in the world today, more than any other time in our history.

Briefing Call: The Future of Refugee Resettlement

Sep 12, 2020

Refugee resettlement in the United States looks very different than it once did; hear HIAS’ plans and hopes for the future of resettlement.

From Citizens to Outsiders: Burma’s Path to Genocide

Join HIAS for a virtual tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s new online exhibit “Burma’s Path to Genocide” with former political prisoner and Rohingya activist Wai Wai Nu; exhibit

Predictable Income When You Need It Most

With interest rates near zero, fixed income and cash investments are producing very little income.

Briefing: Integrating Refugees into the U.S. Economy

Jul 20, 2020

Keith Combs, HIAS’ Economic Inclusion program manager, hosts a panel discussion on how HIAS prepares recently resettled refugees to enter the U.S. workforce.

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