This week, more than twenty senators signed a letter urging appropriators to fully fund our nation's refugee resettlement program for the upcoming year. This funding is necessary to ensure that our government can continue to provide services for refugees already in this country, as well as for individuals and families yet to arrive.
Members of President-elect Trump's transition team have suggested that the Trump administration might reinstate NSEERS, a discriminatory system that functioned as a registry for Muslim immigrants. In this letter, FCNL and nearly 200 other organizations ask President Obama to take action to ensure that this does not happen.
19 religious bodies and faith-based organizations committed to ending extreme poverty and promoting the dignity, urge Congress to fund international humanitarian, poverty-focused development, and peacebuilding assistance programs in FY 2017 at equal or higher funding levels as those enacted in fiscal year 2016.
In advance of the September 20th U.S.-led Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, FCNL joined over 135 organizations and faith communities in urging President Obama to demonstrate global leadership by making bold new commitments to refugee protection, assistance, and solutions, including increased U.S. resettlement.
Forty four non-governmental organizations, write to urge Congress to act by passing the bipartisan Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, S.2551, which would provide the necessary authorities, oversight and resources to successfully implement a comprehensive atrocities prevention agenda.
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