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Calendar of Events

June 2016 - Refugee Awareness Month events:

June 4, 2016 - Orange County World Refugee Day
June 20 2016 - Refugee Programs Bureau Speaker series  
June 23, 2016 - World Refugee Day Los Angeles

Ongoing events:

Refugee Youth Creative Work Display - CDSS Headquarters, 744 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

County Refugee Forums:

Meeting times, dates, and locations are subject to change, please confirm in advance.

  • East Bay – 21st
  • Los Angeles – (bi-monthly 4th Wednesday - Jan.,  Mar., May, Jul., Sep., & Nov.)
  • Orange County – (bi-monthly 1st Thursday - Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sep., & Nov.)
  • Sacramento – 21st
  • San Diego – 21st ( forum web site )
  • San Francisco – (bi-monthly 2nd Wednesday - Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sep., & Nov.)
  • Santa Clara – 22nd

See the refugee forums listing  for locations and contact information.  

Other Events...

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency holds a variety of external stakeholder events in which information is shared and feedback obtained on USCIS programs and policies. Some events focus on a single issue area while others include a wide variety of subjects. Many of these meetings have call-in numbers or webinar sessions for those stakeholders who can not attend in person. Visit the USCIS' Upcoming National Engagements webpage for a list of upcoming events.