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Since 1939 Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service has created welcoming communities. We resettle refugees, reunite families, rekindle dreams.
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National Immigrant Justice Center 5h
! 18 national leaders were arrested while protesting Trump admin's decimation of refugee program
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ELCA Lutherans 9h
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Freedom for Immigrants 6h
BREAKING: Two asylum seekers from Cuba have attempted suicide at an ICE facility in NM. Others are may potentially follow suit in an act of mass resistance. Our statement:
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LIRS 10h
We’re proud to call Baltimore home, and equally proud to have been represented by Elijah Cummings, a tireless champion for liberty, justice and equality for all. We mourn, we pray and we send our deepest condolences to his family, and all those impacted by his public service.
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LFS Rocky Mountains Oct 16
Carla and Ginger share case study for at
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LIRS Oct 16
70,000 of these are children💔
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LIRS Oct 15
Demonstrators walk to the steps of the Capitol building to demand a return to historic norms of refugee resettlement.
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LIRS Oct 16
"That's why I got arrested yesterday. Because the refugee resettlement program is worth it. Resettlement saves lives and is key to U.S. foreign policy interests." Anne C. Richard, former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration
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Nina Zelic Oct 16
Awesome work out of at our New Mexico office, in partnership with Can’t wait to see what we learn
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Hamed Aleaziz Oct 15
Update. Last week I tweeted about Aida, a woman who had been granted asylum but was still being held in ICE detention. Though she had never been picked up for a crime in the US, Aida has been detained by ICE since last November. Her attorneys say she is set to be released.
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Betsy Alley Oct 15
I'm very moved by the large number of clergy and others from faith organizations who took a stand for the universal principle of helping others in need of safe haven.
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Ascentria Oct 11
As a refugee foster family, commit to… Being uncomfortable. When combining two worlds, there will undoubtedly be some uncomfortable moments. I am willing to be uncomfortable for as long as needed for this child to feel comfortable in my home. -->
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Bernice Romero Oct 15
Hoping the US will do the right thing and live up to its values by restoring refugee resettlement!
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LIRS Oct 15
Replying to @LIRSorg
Questions about the refugee admissions ceiling? We've got answers...
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Sen. Patrick Leahy Oct 15
Just one inspiring refugee story among countless others. Refugees make enormous contributions to our communities & economy. Welcoming them makes America great. Welcoming them makes America, America.
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LIRS Oct 15
Replying to @LIRSorg
One by one, the 18 demonstrators —wearing life vests to highlight the life-saving power of refugee resettlement — are arrested and escorted from the steps of the Capitol building.
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LIRS Oct 15
Replying to @LIRSorg
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LIRS Oct 15
Replying to @LIRSorg
18 of the demonstrators, as a nod to the record-low refugee admissions ceiling, risk arrest as Capitol police request more space.
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LIRS Oct 15
Demonstrators walk to the steps of the Capitol building to demand a return to historic norms of refugee resettlement.
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LIRS Oct 15
Replying to @amnestyusa
’s Margaret Huang takes the podium...
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