Stories & Updates
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…
Refugees and immigrants face many challenges when coming to a new country. Domestic Violence (DV) sets up unique challenges for these communities. Some may fear being deported, losing custody, and even losing their homes.
In August 2019, the Trump Administration announced the final version of a new rule seeking to reduce the amount of lawful permanent residents who utilize public benefits, which they are legally entitled to.
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.
During the Democratic debates, one topic seems to dominate the discussions about immigration: the repeal of section 1325 and the decriminalization of border crossings.