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Recent refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving in Virginia

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Guiding Refugees on Their First 90 Days: ACC-DC’s Reception and Placement Program

Written by: Vionne Dosky The Reception and Placement program, often referred to as R&P, is a 90-day case management initiative designed to assist newly arrived refugees. It is worth noting that the dedicated staff in this department are typically the first individuals that refugees encounter upon their arrival in the United States. Following a long…

Presidential Determination for FY 2020

President Trump’s most recent attempt to slash the number of refugees admitted into the country constitutes a full blown attack against some of the world’s neediest individuals. In 2020, the United States’ will admit only 18,000 refugees, the lowest since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980.

Border Crossings

During the Democratic debates, one topic seems to dominate the discussions about immigration: the repeal of section 1325 and the decriminalization of border crossings.