Briefing Calls

LISTEN: HIAS Briefing Call on Backlash Against U.S. Refugee Program

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.

LISTEN: Syrian Refugee Crisis Briefing Call

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.