Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY17 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement. That is why our nation is the largest resettlement country in the world, taking in almost 70 percent of all refugees resettled by the UNHCR globally last year. Last year, the Obama Administration announced an increase in refugee admissions, from 70,000 last fiscal year, to 85,000 in FY2016 and 100,000 in FY2017. In order to meet the needs of refugee assistance and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

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Lunch Briefing on How Financial Engineering Can Cure Rare Diseases March 15th!

From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: scott.hinkle@mail.house.gov Date: 3/8/2016 Dear Colleague, Please join us for a lunch briefing (District Taco) on “How Financial Engineering Can Cure Rare Diseases” with our special guest, Dr. Roger Stein on March 15th in 2220 Rayburn from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Dr. Roger M. Stein has been actively engaged in […]

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Support Hispanic Serving Institutions (v. 2)

As you consider appropriations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, we respectfully request that the House Appropriations Committee consider the following requests for several programs that support the 409 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the nation.

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Help El Nino impacted communities!

Please join us in urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide increased funding to meet the needs of the President’s Disaster Relief Fund and the Army Corp of Engineers’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies account in Fiscal Year 2017.

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Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY17 Appropriations

From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: aaron.allen@mail.house.gov Date: 3/2/2016 Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY17 Appropriations **Programmatic Request** Deadline: COB on March 21st, 2016 Click here to add your boss to the letter Supporting Organizations: Church World Service, Refugee Solidarity Network, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, Human Rights First, HIAS, Florida Council of Churches, […]

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