• Delegate Fidel Nshombo featured in the Boise Weekly newspaper.
  • Delegate Clara Hart featured in Argus Leader newspaper
    Delegate Clara Hart featured in Argus Leader newspaper
  • Delegate Wilmot Collins Shares his Story on TEDxTalk.
    Wilmot Collins
  • Delegate Ekhlas Ahmed featured in Glamour Magazine.
  • Refugee Congress on the Hill 2016
  • Refugee Congress 2016
  • Group Photo

Refugee Congress is an independent advocacy and advisory organization comprised of refugees, asylum-seekers, and stateless persons from across the U.S. who seek to champion domestic and international refugee issues.



Delegate Spotlight: Hadidja Nyiransekuye

A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide, Ms. Hadidja Nyiransekuye and her four children were granted asylum in 2000. She earned a Ph.D. in social work, and is now a university professor in Texas. She remains dedicated to speaking out about Rwanda.


Refugee Congress is grateful to our new funding partner, USA for UNHCR, whose support has made this gathering possible. You can support the Refugee Congress and refugees worldwide by supporting USA for UNHCR. www.unrefugees.org/donate