Tuesday, December 15, 2015 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm EST
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Over the past 40 years, the United States has resettled more than three million refugees. In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, it has agreed to increase its refugee resettlement quota from 70,000 annually to 80,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017.
- The latest on how national security concerns and the volatile political environment may affect U.S. efforts to protect and resettle refugee families fleeing violence in Syria and other parts of the world
- How the U.S. refugee resettlement program works, its extensive and rigorous screening process, what supports it provides refugees and lessons from different waves of resettlement over the years
- The process and timeline for resettling Syrian and other refugees, in which U.S. regions they are likely to be placed and how the backlash may affect these placement plans
- What funders can do to plan for resettlement efforts, address anticipated challenges and support the long-term integration of refugees into local communities.
Anna Greene, Director, Policy and Advocacy, U.S. Programs, International Rescue Committee
Ngoan Le, Chief, Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Services, Illinois Department of Human Services
John Slocum (Moderator), Director, Migration, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Larry Yungk, Senior Resettlement Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
All interested funders
Registration is required by Friday, December 11.
Members and Non-Member Funders: Please click on the "Register Now" link above. Dial-in and webinar information will be emailed to you a day before the webinar.
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