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USCRI Statement on Uniting for Ukraine Program

USCRI is heartened by the Biden Administration’s willingness to provide safety to some of the nearly 6.5 million Ukrainians and other third-country nationals displaced by the Russian invasion and the swift action it has taken to do so. The Biden Administration released news of a parole program, Uniting for Ukraine, where Ukrainians with familial, community […]

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Celebrates Welcome.US Grant Award

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive a grant worth $349K from the Welcome Fund, an initiative of Welcome.US, that will go toward efforts to resettle Afghan arrivals. The Welcome Fund, launched in September, recently announced the first round of awards totaling $8.3 million […]

USCRI’s Statement on the Resumption of the Remain in Mexico Program

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) expresses disappointment at the Biden administration’s announcement that it will be resuming the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the Remain in Mexico program, by mid-November. USCRI urges the administration to draft a new memorandum terminating the program before mid-November, following the guidelines and requirements set [...]

USCRI’s Statement on the Passage of the Continuing Resolution

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) celebrates the passage of the Continuing Resolution last night, which includes important funding and benefits for Afghans who are paroled into the United States. USCRI has advocated for the expansion of resettlement services and other benefits for Afghan parolees, and is pleased to see that this has […]