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There Is Room

We stood in the airport terminal, a group of friends from our church and their children, holding balloons and flowers. A few of us displayed signs reading “Welcome!” and “We are so glad you’re here!” in Arabic. 753 more words

Refugees

Exclusive - U.S. nears decisions on resettlement of Australian-held refugees

 Reuters International

JUN 16, 2017  

FILE PHOTO – A sign adorns the security fence near shelters inside the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea, February 11, 2017. 359 more words

Americas

Focus on Refugee Skills to Move Beyond Arguments About Resettlement

Joseph Cassidy and Ella McElroy

In a June 12 speech to governments and NGOs at UNHCR’s annual consultations on refugee resettlement in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi made a… 928 more words

POLICY AND CONCEPTS

World Refugee Day: Celebrating our Refugee Neighbors

Author: Annalane Miller, Intern

World Refugee Day is designated by the UN as a day to become informed about the plight of refugees, celebrate their strength, courage and contributions, and show your support for these families and the cultural diversity they contribute to our communities. 646 more words

Refugees

The Woman with the Piercing Blue Eyes

“Memory and thoughts age, just as people do. But certain thoughts can never age, and certain memories can never fade.”

~Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle… 379 more words
Life

7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REFUGEES IN AMERICA

AUTHOR: Kristina DeVesty, Guest Blogger

There has been a lot of heated political discussion about refugees lately and how they maintain their livelihood once they arrive in the United States. 1,024 more words

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