As you may know, Congress recently signed into law a $4.95 billion supplemental border aid package. This package included $30 million to the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to assist nonprofits and state agencies serving recently … [Read more...] about Supplemental EFSP Aid for Agencies Serving Migrants
With a new Congress fast approaching and a changing political environment, we hope that you and your agency will take the opportunity to weigh in on the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies 2019 Public Policy Priorities along with the separate … [Read more...] about NJHSA 2019 Public Policy Priorities: 2-Week Comment Period Now Open for Member Agencies – RESPOND TODAY!
JFS San Diego's our Rapid Response Network is receiving daily asylum seekers being dropped off by ICE. They are being told to expect more and are seeing the numbers of families increase. Please support and share widely. … [Read more...] about Urgent Need to Support Asylum Seekers – SPREAD THE WORD
HIAS, together with colleagues at the Anti-Defamation League, led a delegation of 27 leaders of American Jewish organizations to witness the crisis in the way our government treats immigrants and asylum seekers, and to better understand how U.S. … [Read more...] about What We Saw at the Border
The Network of Jewish Human Services Agencies signed onto a coalition letter, led by NJHSA member HIAS, to urge President Trump to continue the United States Refugee Admissions Program and to set a refugee quota of at least 75,000 next year. This … [Read more...] about Network Joins 35 National Jewish Organizations to Support U.S. Refugee Admissions
NJHSA created an advocacy toolkit for member agencies on the ongoing family separation crisis that provides information on efforts both locally and nationally. This member resource is being updated as new information is received. It contains … [Read more...] about Agency Advocacy on Family Separation Crisis at the U.S. Border