Welcoming and protecting refugees is the mission of Refugee Council USA (RCUSA), a coalition of U.S.-based organizations.
RCUSA achieves this by:
Enhancing the capacity, voice and effectiveness of individual member organizations to work on a mutually agreed upon common agenda of protection and welcome.
Senators Urge President to Allow More Syrian Refugees to Resettle in U.S. (May 21, 2015)
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) led a group of fourteen senators in calling on President Barack Obama to significantly increase the number of Syrian refugees allowed to resettle in the United States. The Syrian conflict has led to the world’s worst ongoing humanitarian crisis and the worst refugee crisis since World War II.