On September 12, 2019, ARCS' Executive Committee Member and Syria Relief & Development' Co-Founder, Jomana Qaddour, provided a powerful testimony on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hearing. Watch the full hearing here: https://humanrightscommission.house.gov/events/hearings/ongoing-humanitarian-crisis-syria. Below is Jomana's full testimony.
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
(Washington, D.C. - July 31, 2019) Tomorrow, August 1, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will announce its decision whether to renew Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrians. Today, 7,000 Syrians in the United States are on TPS and an additional 7,000 Syrians in the U.S. who would benefit from redesignation of TPS.
Monzer Shakally is a dental student who came to the US 6 years ago. Last year, Monzer shared his incredible
journey with us, and we caught up with him recently to see how things are going.
Read his previous stories here: https://arcsyria.org/article/monzer-ive-always-wanted-democracy