Talk: Understanding Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.

Eskinder Negash
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Tuesday, March 19, 2012
1:00 – 2:00 pm
CPSVP, Norris 209
Understanding Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.
Prior to his appointment as Director of ORR, Mr. Negash served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the US Committee on Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), and as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the International Institute of Los Angeles. In 2009, Mr. Negash received an Outstanding American by Choice award from DHS U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which recognizes naturalized U.S. citizens who have made significant contributions to both their community and their adopted country. In 2010, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) honored Mr. Negash as one of ten distinguished men and women whose stories of hope and transformation epitomize the refugee journey.

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