Join Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) USA to recognize World Refugee Day on Thursday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. ET for an online dialogue on asylum.
|Those who are fleeing violence in search of safety are being turned away at our borders. Even in a pandemic, we can both protect public health and continue to welcome asylum seekers.
Join JRS/USA as experts discuss the current situation on the U.S./Mexico border, the impact of US policies on asylum seekers in Mexico and what we can do to ensure our system of asylum stays intact even during a global pandemic.
- Yael Schacher, senior U.S. advocate, Refugees International
- Patricia Hernandez Lopez, country director, JRS Mexico
- Joanna Williams, director of education and advocacy, Kino Border Initiative
- Giulia McPherson, JRS/USA, director of advocacy and operations (Moderator)
Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Office of Mission & Identity