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In the distance of 5 miles. In the space of thirteen minutes. We are about to do the impossible — reunite four people who never thought they’d see each other again. 1,095 more words


A Syrian Family Comes to America

Voice of America created a 2 minute video spotlight on LSS/NCA’s refugee resettlement work, featuring a Syrian family who recently made their journey to America. This video truly captures the courage and hope of the millions feeling war and persecution.


Refugees Are Neighbors and Friends (Not Skittles)

Author: Danielle Tomberlin, Guest Blogger

On September 19, 2016, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a picture of a small bowl of Skittles. Above the Skittles, text read, “If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you. 701 more words


Hiding in Anne Frank's Attic

In the dream, I’m running for the attic. I’ve pushed past the secret door, scrambled up a set of stairs as quietly as one can scramble, knowing that to be caught is to be killed. 488 more words


3AW 693 News Talk: Mornings with Neil Mitchell

In case you missed it, on 1st September I was interviewed in studio by Neil Mitchell on his morning 3AW Melbourne radio program. As the guest for the ‘complex issues’ weekly debate we talked about my Churchill Fellowship research focusing on the role of reformed offenders in reducing re-offending; my professional and lived experience that led me to pursue the research; and the need for prison to ‘do no more harm’ to people who will be released back into the community. 53 more words

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A Door Just Opened

ORIGINAL POST: Kittimaquandi Community Church Blog

I don’t know if it registered on the Richter scale, but I think there was a small earthquake in Columbia, Maryland last night.   302 more words


The President attends @migrationpolicy conference in Washington, D.C.

The President was invited to attend Migration Policy Institute’s 13th annual conference at the Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C.

The five panels discussed important security and immigration issues by a number of prestigious speakers. 108 more words

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