We met Daniel in line for his deportation interview. As a representative of HIAS, I was allowed to accompany him inside. Unfortunately, all of his arguments were rejected as not reaching the accepted criteria for such an exemption.
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.
To help tell the story of the first year of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program under the Trump Administration, HQ Trivia Host Scott Rogowsky lent his voice to a new HIAS video, A Year Later, the Fight Goes On.