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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.

Sponsored by:

  • 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.

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February 10, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Shushan United Presbyterian Church
730 County Road 64
Shushan, NY 12873 United States
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