New name, same mission! LIRS is becoming Global Refuge. Learn more.

New name.
Same mission.

LIRS is now Global Refuge.

Welcoming newcomers since 1939.

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Hussain's Story

A Life of Duty

Hussain Kazimi came to the United States in 2014 on a Special Immigrant Visa after serving the U.S. mission in Afghanistan as a translator. During his 10 years of service, he faced unimaginable danger, but he was able to make it out and start a new life in the United States.

Thousands of Afghan allies like Hussain remain in danger. Join us in advocating for their safety.

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Global Refuge is actively engaged with the legislative issues that impact those we serve. Stay abreast of important legislative efforts and join us in demanding policy changes that support new Americans.

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