Liza Lieberman

Liza Lieberman is the Director of Advocacy & Outreach at HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees. She can be reached at

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The Truth About the “Border Crisis”: How Partisan Politics Hurt Children

This weekend, the White House announced that President Obama will not seek to fix our broken immigration system before the November elections. These children are fleeing peril and seeking safety in the US, yet their stories are quickly muddled with political rhetoric. This is a letdown for Americans and aspiring Americans alike.

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