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JFS’s Response to the Afghan Refugee Crisis - Shared screen with speaker view
Ettie Davis
39:28
Does someone on your team prepare the schools for these kids?
Gina Newman
40:06
How is Seattle selected as a new home for Afghan refugees-is there any preference or is it random?
Susan Adler
46:50
Soviet Jews came in under this parole authority
Ettie Davis
54:31
What basic needs do you provide, like cell phones, health insurance, physician/dental referrals?
haia van gelderen
58:36
What is done, if anything, to acculturate the refugees to the local American reality/culture? So complex?
haia van gelderen
58:54
What happens after 3 months?
haia van gelderen
01:00:32
Considering the Seattle area high cost housing, are different locales being used for absorbing new arrivals?
Mikaela Louie, she/her
01:02:07
Does JFS work with pro bono lawyers for those immigration services? If so, how can attorneys and firms get involved?
Deena Feinman
01:05:43
How do you deal with the language barrier?
Mikaela Louie, she/her
01:06:05
Great, thank you! My former colleague, now at UW Law would be a good contact. She has lots of asylum experience. My firm may also be interested.
Leslie Sugiura (she/her) JFS Seattle
01:06:11
https://welcome.us/
Ettie Davis
01:09:45
Could volunteers help with shopping along with them?
Deborah Kaplan Clancy
01:10:14
how do children get enrolled in schools if parents don't have documents like birth certificates