“Until @realDonaldTrump re-opens the government, I’m donating my salary to @HIASrefugees … that helps refugees and makes our country stronger.”
HIAS tried to connect with Kushner in the early days of the Trump administration by sending him his grandparents’ file. He never got back to them.
Politicians, their pundits and We The People must learn to live together — or more of us will die together.
HIAS’s Mark Hetfield: “We are just so sick about what the people in that synagogue just experienced.”
The ADL called the move “a moral failure and yet another attack by this administration on refugees seeking haven from unimaginable circumstances.”
The Anti-Defamation League, National Council of Jewish Women and HIAS have filed a grievance with the Zionist Organization of America.
In a rare rebuke of Israeli government policy, two major Jewish American organizations are publicly expressing their concern over a plan to deport thousands of African asylum seekers.
The government must now process refugee applications for people “with a bona fide relationship to a person or entity within the United States.”
“These are sad times for refugees, a sad time for America,” HIAS president Mark Hetfield said.
“America is strongest when we are not closed off to the world,” the RAC said in a Tweet.