Every day the media reports something new about refugees, immigrants, or the border—it is difficult to keep up with it all. Because of the constant changes, advocating for refugees can be a moving target. 
Good allies are also good advocates, not just with the federal government but in small ways every day. You can be a voice for welcome and a force for loving our neighbors with your school district, your local government, your work colleagues, your church and friends.
On World Refugee Day and in the weeks that follow, we need to keep joining our hearts and hands and voices to expand refugee welcome. In order to strengthen the refugee resettlement program and work to restore asylum protections, it is vital we hold the Administration and Congress accountable.

Make time between July-August to organize a team and request a meeting with your members of Congress. And use the new "tips for online meetings" to set up an effective meeting.

Let’s urge Congress to pass an Afghan Adjustment Act as part of the next must-pass legislation so Afghans evacuated to the U.S. can gain permanent status.

Urge Congress to adopt a budget that supports robust refugee resettlement and just asylum procedures in FY2025.  

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