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Top Advocacy Initiatives for Spring 2024

Posted on April 3, 2024

Learn about our current immigration advocacy goals for Ukrainians and help us spread the word! Read more

Top Advocacy Initiatives for Fall 2023

Posted on August 31, 2023

Learn about our current immigration advocacy goals for Ukrainians and help us spread the word! Read more

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Calls on Congress to Reauthorize the Lautenberg Amendment

Posted on August 31, 2023

On August 14, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) called on Congress to reauthorize the bipartisan Lautenberg Amendment, a family reunification program providing a legal path for resettlement for religious minorities fleeing government persecution. The program requires annual reauthorization by both the Senate and House of Representatives. Failure to reauthorize the Lautenberg Amendment puts this vital resettlement pathway in danger of closing to Ukrainians and other people who seek religious freedom. Read more

Ukrainian Travelers Should Be Prepared for U.S. Customs Interviews in Ireland, Canada, or Other Preclearance Sites

Posted on June 20, 2023

Ukrainians who are traveling from or through Ireland, Canada, or the Caribbean should note that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may conduct their entry interviews in those countries rather than at a United States airport. Please alert travelers who have layovers in or are boarding flights from certain countries that CBP may conduct their interviews abroad so they can schedule accordingly to allow additional time for each travel group member to be interviewed. Read more

10 Steps for Uniting for Ukraine Beneficiaries after Arriving in the United States

Posted on April 14, 2023

Here are 10 steps to complete when a Uniting for Ukraine beneficiary first arrives in the United States. Read more

Welcome Corps Private Sponsorship Program for Refugees Announced

Posted on January 20, 2023

The Ukraine Immigration Task Force is excited to announce a new program that hopes to increase the number of refugees admitted from other countries. The State Department just launched Welcome Corps, which represents the first major development in U.S. refugee immigration in a long time. This program will enable Americans to help thousands of people from around the world start new lives in the United States through private sponsorship.  The new program follows President Biden’s February 2021 Executive Order... Read more

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