Urge President Biden to restore the refugee resettlement program

Urge President Biden to restore the refugee resettlement program

In the coming days, the Biden administration is expected to take executive action to restore the refugee resettlement program. This is particularly welcome news, in light of strong support for America as a beacon of hope, safety, and refuge -- and the previous administration’s dismantling of the program by more than 80%. As we face the worst refugee crisis in history, it is critical that the Biden administration take immediate action to begin rebuilding the program and to increase refugee admissions.


This executive action needs to increase the refugee admissions goal, initiate an interagency audit of refugee processing, and rescind ...

In the coming days, the Biden administration is expected to take executive action to restore the refugee resettlement program. This is particularly welcome news, in light of strong support for America as a beacon of hope, safety, and refuge -- and the previous administration’s dismantling of the program by more than 80%. As we face the worst refugee crisis in history, it is critical that the Biden administration take immediate action to begin rebuilding the program and to increase refugee admissions.


This executive action needs to increase the refugee admissions goal, initiate an interagency audit of refugee processing, and rescind previous refugee bans. Urge the Biden administration today to immediately restore U.S. moral leadership in refugee protection and resettlement.

 

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Email Congress : Urge President Biden to restore the refugee resettlement program

Members of Congress have oversight over what happens with the proposal of the reguee program after it is submitted from the State department and they are responsible for appropriating funding. Their job is to represent the views of their constituents. Let your Representative and Senators know that you support raising the refugee ceiling set by the Presidential Determination to 62,500 this fiscal year and to strengthen the U.S.'s role in aiding vulnerable people fleeing violence and persecution.

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