Briefing Calls

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.

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.