The Trump Administration has announced that it will cap the number of refugees that can be resettled in the United States next year (2018-19) at 30,000, further cutting an already drastically scaled-back program that offers protection to foreigners fleeing violence and persecution and further undermining the refugee resettlement system.
General Forum Meetings
Upcoming meetings will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm at host site Catholic Charities of the East Bay, 433 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94607, on the following dates in 2018: October 2, 2018; December 4, 2018.
2019: February 5, 2019; April 2, 2019; June 4, 2019; August 6, 2019; October 1, 2019; December 3, 2019
Data and Facts
Refugee Arrivals Alameda County [DOC]
RPB California State Arrivals
Refugee Processing and Security Screening
Refugee Backgrounders Reports and Needs Assessments
Refugee Children & Youth Backgrounders [PDF]
Raising Children in a new Country: An Illustrated Handbook [PDF]
The UN Refugee Agency
For services in San Francisco, please see the San Francisco Coalition for Asylee, Immigrant & Refugee Services (SF-CAIRS) website. For Santa Clara County/South Bay, contact Hawley Rising, Secretary for the Refugee and Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County at Hawley.Rising@redcross.org.
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