Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Webinar: The Contributions of Refugees to the Nation and the Importance of a Robust US Refugee Program

Posted: 9/2/2018 (Conference)

Join the Center for Migration Studies for a webinar to discuss the report, “The US Refugee Resettlement Program – A Return to First Principles: How Refugees Help to Define, Strengthen, and Revitalize the United States,” commissioned by Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Relief Services, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Migration and Refugee Services. The report examines the achievements and contributions made by refugees resettled in the United States and how refugees integrate successfully into US society. Using findings from the report, speakers will also discuss ways to influence the administration and Congress to support the US Refugee Program and return it to a more robust level of refugee admissions.

Speakers include:

Donald Kerwin, Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies
Carmen Maquilon, Director, Catholic Charities Immigrant Services, Diocese of Rockville Centre
Kevin Appleby, Senior Director of International Migration Policy, Center for Migration Studies
Registration is free. To register, visit http://bit.ly/2Nxrf2y. Information on how to join the call will be provided to registered participants.

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Date: 09/06/2018

Time: 1 PM

Location: Center for Migration Studies