Friday, September 20, 2013

HIAS Launches Pilot Project to Create Welcome for Refugees

Read this to see how HIAS is helping refugees in this country.  - - Donna Poisl

Posted on Tue, Sep 17, 2013

What if picking up your entire life and your family and moving to a new country with a very different culture and language was your only way to survive? What if, upon arrival, people in your new community actively tried to prevent people like you, refugees, from staying in their city?

This scenario is not just hypothetical. Across the United States, the increase in state and local government anti-resettlement activities is creating a hostile environment for those arriving in their new communities and threatening the United States’ capacity to resettle the most vulnerable.
Click on the HEADLINE above to read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.

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