Ukrainians Left in Limbo by Congress’ Failure to Act

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Since the spring of 2022, Iryna Tkachenko has worked to welcome Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion. As a refugee resettlement agency case manager in Cleveland, she meets with Ukrainians who have arrived in the area. She helps Ukrainians sign up for English classes, advises them on enrolling their children in school, and […]

USCRI Update: The Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine March 2024

“The war in Ukraine continues to inflict immeasurable human suffering, deaths and destruction, putting millions at risk of serious violations and generating grave humanitarian needs.” – UN OCHA   February 24, 2024, marked two years of war in Ukraine following Russia’s full-scale invasion of the country in February 2022. Two years of Russia’s war in […]

USCRI Statement on Launch of New Re-Parole Process for Ukrainians

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) commends the U.S. government for launching a re-parole application process for Ukrainian humanitarian parolees. “We are relieved that the U.S. government has opened re-parole to Ukrainians,” USCRI President and CEO Eskinder Negash said. “Ukrainians displaced by this horrible war deserve continued protection.” The new re-parole process will […]

Fulfilling a Responsibility to Protect: USCRI Welcomes Ukraine TPS Redesignation

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) welcomes today’s decision by the Biden administration to extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ukraine for 18-months. The extension will continue to protect approximately 26,000 current TPS beneficiaries and the redesignation will offer protection to an estimated 166,700 Ukrainian nationals who more recently arrived in […]