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Oppose Anti-Immigrant State Department Nominee to Protect U.S. Refugee Program

Oppose Anti-Immigrant State Department Nominee to Protect U.S. Refugee Program

We joined a letter calling for the Trump Administration to withdraw Ronald Mortensen’s nomination to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, whose nomination was resubmitted on January 16, 2019. 

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We Must Reject the President's Recent Comments on Immigration and Nationality

We Must Reject the President's Recent Comments on Immigration and Nationality

Refugees International President Eric Schwarz reacts to recent comments reliably attributed to the President of the United States, in which the President suggested that country of nationality, in and of itself, should impact eligibility for immigration to the United States. Schwartz underlines that this would depart from long-held U.S. policy and core values of the United States.

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President Trump Must Prioritize Rohingya Crisis In Southeast Asia Visit

President Trump Must Prioritize Rohingya Crisis In Southeast Asia Visit

As President Trump take parts in meetings and summits in Southeast Asia, he must address the ethnic cleansing of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority population by Myanmar’s security forces.

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President Trump Must Address Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes against Humanity in Myanmar

President Trump Must Address Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes against Humanity in Myanmar

During his upcoming address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump must demand strong measures to end the ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity being perpetrated by the Myanmar military against the Rohingya people, especially in light of the escalated violence over the past three weeks. 

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President Trump's FY18 Budget Cannot Stand

President Trump's FY18 Budget Cannot Stand

Refugees International is alarmed by the devastating cuts proposed by President Trump’s more detailed FY18 budget request to Congress. The administration proposal is not about better aid accountability or reaching vulnerable populations more effectively. Simply put, this budget would cripple humanitarian response at a time when the global community is facing crises unparalleled in modern times. 

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Statement on the 9th Circuit Appeals Court Ruling

Statement on the 9th Circuit Appeals Court Ruling

Refugees International welcomes the decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refusing to reinstate President Donald Trump's Executive Order barring refugees and immigrants - predominantly from seven Muslim majority nations - from entering the United States. 

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Letter on the Nomination Hearings of Rex Tillerson and Nikki Haley

Letter on the Nomination Hearings of Rex Tillerson and Nikki Haley

Looking toward the confirmation hearings for Secretary of State Designate Rex Tillerson and UN Ambassador Designate Nikki Haley, a coalition of U.S.-based international humanitarian and development organizations write to ask the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to elevate the value of U.S. global engagement, particularly through the committee’s exercise of its confirmation authority. 

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Refugees International Statement on the Election of Donald Trump

Refugees International Statement on the Election of Donald Trump

As the country comes together and moves forward following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, Refugees International reaffirms its commitment to work on behalf of the world’s 65 million refugees and displaced people. 

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