2:00 pm - Welcoming the Stranger – Learning More About Refugees
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February 10, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- What is our obligation as Americans?
- Who is a refugee?
- What is the difference between an asylum seeker, a refugee and an asylee?
- How does a refugee enter the United States?
Maxine Stein, President and CEO of Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts, a HIAS* refugee resettlement affiliate, will talk about their New American Program, and the ever-present and growing need to help refugees seeking a new home.
- United Presbyterian Church of Shushan
- Newman United Methodist Church of Shushan
- Albany Presbytery Immigration Network
- Saratoga Immigration Coalition
- Temple Sinai (Saratoga Springs, NY)
- Salem Rotary Club
* HIAS is a global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, and stands for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety, and freedom. HIAS rescues people who are in danger for being who they are.