Voice for Refuge Urges Administration to Meet Resettlement Goal

New York City–– Voice for Refuge today welcomed the Biden Administration’s new Fiscal Year refugee admissions goal of 125,000 and urged the administration to follow this goal with a renewed commitment to providing the robust support needed to meet this goal. “From responding to the fall of Kabul to the invasion of Ukraine, this year […]

Voice For Refuge Celebrates Introduction of Afghan Adjustment Act

Washington DC— Voice for Refuge Action Fund welcomes the bicameral introduction of a bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act in both the House and Senate. Republican and Democratic Members of Congress have come together to introduce this important legislation to provide an opportunity to become lawful permanent residents to the thousands of Afghans who were relocated and […]

Voice For Refuge Endorses Refugee Candidates in Their Primaries on World Refugee Day

New York City— Today, Voice for Refuge Action Fund released its endorsements for the remaining upcoming primaries. The endorsements include four candidates running at the Congressional level, all of whom are former refugees and pro-refugee candidates. These include Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Dr. Omar Bah (D-RI), and Chol-Awan Majok (D-NY). This is Voice […]

Dozens of Organizations Urge Biden to Welcome Refugees Without Discrimination

April 6, 2022 Media Contact: memargolis@voiceforrefuge.org Dozens of Organizations Urge Biden to Welcome Refugees Without Discrimination Following the Administration’s Support for Ukrainian Refugees, 56 organizations outline recommendations to improve access to protection for all refugees and at-risk migrant populations New York City– Voice for Refuge Action Fund, along with 56 advocacy and faith-based organizations, today […]

Voice for Refuge Launches New Resources for Refugee Candidates

New York City–– Marking Election Day, Voice for Refuge Action Fund today launched a new set of resources for former refugees interested in running for office and representing their communities, including a 10-page quick start guide on running for office. Along with the release of new resources, Voice for Refuge will join New American Leaders […]

Voice for Refuge Welcomes Biden’s Proposed Refugee Admissions Goal for FY 2022

New York City–– Voice for Refuge Action Fund applauds the Biden Administration’s proposal to Congress to set the Fiscal Year 2022 refugee admissions goal to 125,000. We are grateful to see President Biden taking steps to fulfill his campaign promises to rebuild the refugee resettlement program and set a robust refugee admissions goal of 125,000–promises […]

Voice for Refuge Urges Californians to Vote “No” in Tuesday’s Recall Election

New York City–– Voice for Refuge Action Fund today encourages all Californians to turn out to vote and vote NO in the gubernatorial recall election taking place on Tuesday, September 14. It is critical for the protection of refugees, immigrants and BI-POC communities in California that Democratic incumbent Gavin Newsom not be removed in California’s […]

Voice for Refuge urges Congress to pass the bipartisan WELCOMED Act to provide resettlement assistance for Afghan allies and friends

New York City –  Voice for Refuge Action Fund celebrates the introduction of the Welcoming Evacuees Coming from Overseas to Mitigate Effects of Displacement Act, or the WELCOMED Act. The bipartisan legislation championed by Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Don Bacon (R-NE) would allow Afghan allies and friends, whom the United States evacuated from Afghanistan, […]

Voice For Refuge Urges Biden to Keep Promise, Evacuate All At-Risk Afghans

New York City–– Voice For Refuge calls on the Biden administration to swiftly and urgently evacuate all vulnerable Afghans, such as women’s rights activists, human rights defenders, religious minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, as well as Afghans who assisted the U.S. mission, their loved ones, and displaced Afghans fleeing violence and persecution. Since the […]