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April 5, 2024

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    April 2, 2024

    Harrowing experience for immigrant women means challenging path to American dream

    On a small island off the coast of Lower Manhattan, a statue stands as a testament to the promise of the American dream. It’s not the towering Statue of Liberty – Mother of Exiles – but rather the likeness of Annie Moore, an Irish teenager who etched her name into history as the first immigrant to step onto U.S. soil through Ellis Island in 1892.

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  • News

    April 5, 2024

    Harvesting Hope in Fargo

    The Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program stands at the forefront of the sustainable food movement, championing a future where access to nutritious, locally grown produce is within everyone's reach.

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Advocacy

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    March 22, 2024

    Congressional funding bill authorizes additional Special Immigrant Visas for eligible Afghans

    Budget legislation to add 12,000 Special Immigrant Visas for Afghans allies, extends application deadline

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  • Press Release

    April 9, 2024

    U.S. Refugee Admissions Program finds new life in FY 2024

    The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program is on track to resettle the most refugees in three decades, and potentially meet the Biden administration’s goal of resettling 125,000 refugees this year.

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  • Press Release

    April 8, 2024

    A Global Refuge in Guatemala: new program serves repatriated youth

    Global Refuge's “Camino a Casa” program provides educational, vocational, and mental health support to youth returned to Guatemala.

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  • Press Release

    March 7, 2024

    Global Refuge Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Directors

    Global Refuge, the nation's largest faith-based nonprofit dedicated exclusively to serving refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants in the U.S., announces the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors

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April 2, 2024

Harrowing experience for immigrant women means challenging path to American dream

On a small island off the coast of Lower Manhattan, a statue stands as a testament to the promise of the American dream. It’s not the towering Statue of Liberty – Mother of Exiles – but rather the likeness of Annie Moore, an Irish teenager who etched her name into history as the first immigrant to step onto U.S. soil through Ellis Island in 1892.

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Press Release

June 18, 2024

Global Refuge Commends Executive Order Protecting Certain Immigrant Families

Washington, D.C. – The Biden administration announced today an executive order that will protect certain immigrant spouses and children of U.S. citizens without status currently living in the United States from being removed from the country.

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Press Release

June 4, 2024

Biden administration announces additional asylum restrictions

The Biden administration announced today a proclamation to further restrict asylum eligibility at the southern border for people who cross between official U.S. ports of entry.

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Press Release

May 23, 2024

U.S. Senate renews push for immigration reform

The United States Senate is poised to vote on immigration legislation this Thursday in an effort to revive reforms previously negotiated by Democratic and Republican senators.

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May 15, 2024

Empowering our new neighbors on the journey to healing

Global Refuge supports refugee and immigrant mental health through holistic programming.

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News · Empowering Refugees

May 14, 2024

Breaking Barriers to Mental Healthcare

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we are spotlighting Margie Hartman LMSW, one of our dedicated clinicians who play a vital role in Global Refuge’s Mental Health Services program.

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Press Release

April 9, 2024

U.S. Refugee Admissions Program finds new life in FY 2024

The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program is on track to resettle the most refugees in three decades, and potentially meet the Biden administration’s goal of resettling 125,000 refugees this year.

Read More

Press Release

April 8, 2024

A Global Refuge in Guatemala: new program serves repatriated youth

Global Refuge's “Camino a Casa” program provides educational, vocational, and mental health support to youth returned to Guatemala.

Read More

News

April 5, 2024

Harvesting Hope in Fargo

The Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program stands at the forefront of the sustainable food movement, championing a future where access to nutritious, locally grown produce is within everyone's reach.

Read More

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