Refugee Policy Updates
Member Statements Opposing DACA Termination
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.
In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20th, organizations are joining us in sending a letter-a-day to Congress this month explaining why they support refugee resettlement.
This win means that, as the world faces an historic displacement crisis, America’s doors will remain open, as a symbol of U.S. global leadership at a time when it is sorely needed.
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.
The RCUSA 2017 World Refugee Day Toolkit contains resources, how-tos, and template materials for engaging local, state, and national elected officials in support of refugee protection and resettlement.
The RCUSA 2017 Post-Election Toolkit contains resources, how tos, and template materials for engaging local, state, and national elected officials in support of refugee protection and resettlement.
Refugee Council USA applauds the United States’ District Court in Hawaii’s recent decision to issue a temporary restraining order that blocks the execution of the Trump Administration’s “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” Executive Order.