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  • HIAS supporting new refugee legislation

    March 17, 2010 | 1:40 pm

    The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society is backing new legislation aimed at protecting refugees and asylum seekers.

    The Refugee Protection Act was introduced Monday by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.) on the 30th anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980.

    Though the...