RCUSA Statement

RCUSA Welcomes Ninth Circuit Court’s Ruling

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dealt another blow to the Administration’s attempted travel ban. This is the latest in a string of rulings, including the Fourth Circuit’s recent decision that the travel ban is likely to be found to be unconstitutional, that currently keeps the travel ban Executive Order from being implemented.

RCUSA Urges Sufficient Funding for Refugee Protection, Resettlement and Integration in Fiscal Year 2018

RCUSA urges Congress to fund refugee programs at levels that reflect the reality that the world is currently experiencing the worst refugee crisis since World War II. The last thing that the United States should do during a time of historic refugee crises is to cut lifesaving refugee budget accounts.

RCUSA Statement on President Trump's Executive Order to Suspend the US Refugee Resettlement Program, Reduce Overall Refugee Admissions, and Ban Syrians

Refugee Council USA stands in firm opposition to President Trump’s Executive Order that suspends the entire U.S. refugee resettlement program for 120 days; bans the arrival of Syrian refugees; and, reduces the overall number of refugees who will enter the United States this year from 110,000 to 50,000.