TOMORROW @ 2PM: Joint Subcommittee Hearing on DHS’s Efforts Resettling Afghan Evacuees
(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, October 21st, the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management & Accountability, chaired by Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) and the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation & Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA) will hold a joint hearing to examine DHS’s efforts as the lead Federal agency coordinating Operation Allies Welcome (OAW), the resettlement of evacuated Afghans in the United States. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) partnering with the Federal government on resettlement efforts will discuss the implementation of OAW to date and their recommendations going forward.
WHAT: Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Operation Allies Welcome: Examining DHS’s Efforts to Resettle Vulnerable Afghans
WHEN: Thursday, October 21 @ 2:00pm EDT
- Michael Breen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Human Rights First
- Robin Dunn Marcos, Senior Director for Resettlement, Asylum and Integration, International Rescue Committee
- Naheed Samadi Bahram, U.S. Country Director, Women for Afghan Women
- Art delaCruz, Chief Executive Officer, Team Rubicon (minority witness)
Updated info and livestream available here.
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Adam Comis at (202) 225-9978
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