USCRI: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Press Releases

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Renews Call for Resettlement of 100,000 Syrian Refugees
September 21, 2015

Eskinder Negash Joins USCRI as Senior Vice President for Global Engagement
April 15, 2015

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and Republic of El Salvador Sign Innovative Agreement

Spanish Version 

April 10, 2015

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and Republic of Honduras Sign Groundbreaking Agreement

Spanish Version 

March 17, 2015

Senate Passes Unanimously the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Endorsed Resolution Recognizing National Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month

February 2, 2015

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Places First Child in Newly Funded Legal Representation Program
December 8, 2014

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Celebrates Relief for Millions

Spanish Version

November 21, 2014

USCRI Opens Office in Central America & Expands Legal Program for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
Spanish Version
October 1, 2014

USCRI supports FEMA Task Force
June 4, 2014

USCRI Ensures Services to Refugees Continue in Black Hawk County
March 6, 2014

New Report Explores the Motivations and Perspectives of the Salvadoran Migrant
December 11, 2013

Central American Updates
September 16, 2013

USCRI Congratulates United States Senate for Taking a Historic Step towards Achieving Immigration Reform
June 28, 2013

New International Partnership Will Uncover and Address Migration Trends in Central America
May 13, 2013 

USCRI Applauds the United States for Generous $100 Million Contribution to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis
May 10, 2013 

Leaders Gather to Address the Plight of Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth
March 27, 2013 

USCRI Applauds Legislators’ Call for Protection of Iraqi and Afghan Nationals Working on Behalf of the United States
March 19, 2013 

Here for Good Celebrates Newcomers’ Pursuit of the American Dream
March 11, 2013

Victor Chukwueke's Bill Makes Its Way to the President
December 21, 2012

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Delegation to Travel to Jordan to Meet with Refugees from Syria and Iraq, Nov. 5-7
November 2, 2012

Refugee Women in North Carolina Win Federal Grant for Training to Become Child Care Providers
October 17, 2012

New Refugees in Black Hawk County to Get Help with Becoming Self-Sufficient with $150,000 Grant
October 16, 2012

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Applauds President Obama’s Leadership to Combat Trafficking of Human Beings Worldwide
September 25, 2012

USCRI Urges Young Undocumented Immigrants to Take Advantage of Deferred Action USCIS Policy
August 15, 2012  

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants President & CEO, Lavinia Limon and Film and Television Actor, Jeff Fahey, to Travel to Jordan to Meet with Refugees from Syria and Iraq, July 3-6
June 29, 2012

USCRI Praises Decision by President Obama to Halt Deportation of 800,000 Immigrant Children and Young Adults
June 15, 2012

USCRI Praises Obama Administration Decision To Guarantee Syrians Temporary Protected Status
March 26, 2012

President Obama Urged to Allow Syrian Nationals in US to Remain for Now
March 19, 2012

USCRI Disappointed by New Hampshire Legislative Action to Curtail Resettlement
March 16, 2012

Advocates for Refugees Praise Senators' Call for Protection of Syrians in U.S. 
March 5, 2012

Refugee Advocates Laud President Obama for Stable Budget
February 15, 2012

National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program FY 2012
November 22, 2011

USCRI Calls for Temporary Protected Status for Libyans, Syrians, and Yemenis in the United States
May 25, 2011

Mexico's Landmark Law Protects Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Feb. 23, 2011

USCRI Commemorates World Refugee Day with Jeff Fahey, Newly Appointed USCRI Global Ambassador
June 18, 2010

USCRI Partner in Haiti Speaks at International Donors' Conference in New York
Mar. 31, 2010

The First Lady of Mexico Visits USCRI's National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children
May 18, 2010 

USCRI Commends Senator Leahy for Introducing Legislation That Will Help Protect the Lives of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Mar. 23, 2010

USCRI Takes Refugee Warehousing to Capitol Hill
Oct. 22, 2009

Director of the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children Participates in Press Conference Convened by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
June 25, 2008

$250 Million Appeal for Iraqi Refugees
Jan. 29, 2007

USCRI Launches New Program to Serve North Carolina's Immigrant Children
Sept. 26, 2006

Border Abuses of Children Must Stop
Dec. 8, 2005

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Discusses Long-Term Solutions to Resettle Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
Sept. 7, 2005

Lieberman Amendment on Refugee Warehousing Passes Senate
July 20, 2005

NGOs to Collaborate on Refugee Rights
June 27, 2005

UNHCR Awards USCRI and AILA Grant for the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children
Jan. 12, 2005

Malaysia Moves Forward on Legal Status for 10,000 Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar
Nov. 9, 2004
Again, Warehoused Refugees are Massacred in Africa
Aug. 17, 2004
IRSA Urges Enactment of SSI Extension for Disabled and Elderly Refugees Act
July 27, 2004
Release of World Refugee Survey– WAREHOUSING ISSUE
May 24, 2004
USCR Policy Analyst Veronika Martin Testifies Before the House Committee on International Relations on Developments in Myanmar (Burma)
Mar. 25, 2004
President Bush Finally Speaks the Truth about America's Unlawful Treatment of Haitian Refugees
Feb. 26, 2004
USCR and Refugees International Write UN High Commissioner for Refugees Expressing Grave Concern about UNHCR Facilitation of Premature Repatriations of Myanmarese (Burmese) Refugees from Thailand
Feb. 24, 2004
USCR Calls for the Protection of Haitian Refugees Fleeing Violence
Feb. 24, 2004 
USCR Condemns China’s Execution of Uyghur Refugee Whom Nepal Had Forcibly Returned
Oct. 27, 2003
USCR Urges Action to Protect Colombian Refugees in Panama
Oct. 16, 2003 
USCR Welcomes Start of Iraqi Refugee Repatriation; Urges International Community to Facilitate Return of Other Iraqis Wishing to Return Home
Aug. 13, 2003
USCR Calls on Bhutan and International Community to Uphold Bhutanese Refugees' Right to Return and to Ensure Durable Solutions for all Bhutanese Refugees
July 28, 2003

Americas: Amid Post-9/11 Security Concerns, U.S. Refugee Admissions at Record Low; In Colombia, Conflict and Political Violence Uproot another 500,000 People
May 29, 2003

USCR Denounces Panama's Forced Return of Colombian Refugees
Apr. 25, 2003
USCR Acutely Concerned Regarding U.S. Government Decision to Bar Admission of Iraqi Refugees
Jan. 10, 2003 

USCR Condemns China and Nepal's Forcible Return of Tibetans, Calls China among Top Violators of Refugee Rights
June 3, 2003

Sierra Leone Struggles to Assist 8,000 New Liberian Refugees
June 28, 2002

World Refugee Survey 2002: Number of World's Uprooted Grows
June 6, 2002

September 11 Led to Freeze in U.S. Refugee Admissions; Displacement Continued Unabated in Colombia
June 6, 2002

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