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Syrian boy in Aleppo Silent And In Shock

A small boy seen in the video is silent and in shock in the back of an ambulance in Aleppo — one of the thousands of Syrian children caught in an endless war.  184 more words


Crowdfunded resettlement as complement to government funding program

Prior to World War Two refugees arriving in the US where entirely sponsored by private groups.  In order to assist the large numbers of refugees from the war the US federal government joined in to assist when the war ended. 334 more words


Financial dealings merky between feds and private prison companies detaining Central American asylum seekers

The number of undocumented people in this country is currently dropping and has dropped for the last few years, yet you wouldn’t know that from the rhetoric spewing from the political right.  902 more words


Notice of Arrival

We are very excited to announce that we have received word from MCC that the refugee family will be arriving in just a matter of weeks. 48 more words


Newfoundland Outports

The Newfoundland outports I recently visited meet the gold standard of quirky plus beautiful that I’ve set for  this blog. Or as some of my friends now say, they’re ” Quirk worthy.” 2,811 more words

Travel Log

Customs and Border Protection maintaining poor conditions at some facilities

Unauthorized immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border can spend hours or days in crowded holding facilities without beds, which many migrants call “hieleras” or “ice boxes” because of the temperature.   336 more words


Syrian refugee family scattered across world

A Syrian refugee family in upstate in New York who settled a year ago have found their family scattered across the world. Adult brothers and two older children are in Germany. 539 more words