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The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) partnered with World Relief Durham yesterday (Sept. 23) to host an information session on serving immigrants and refugees. The session addressed assisting Afghan parolees and special immigrant visa holders resettling in North Carolina. More than 30 pastors and church members from the Triangle area attended. Imago Dei Church in…

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Hear from World Relief Durham’s Director Adam Clark about our response to the Afghan refugee situation and what we’re expecting over the next few months. We are so encouraged by the outpouring of support and generosity from our community, which will enable World Relief Durham to serve and help resettle refugees from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq,…

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Photo: Emma shares a smile with former World Relief Durham Immigration Legal Services Manager, Kjerstin Lewis, moments after receiving her green card. Emma is a mother of four, a wife, a homeowner, a new business owner, and a resident of Durham. She is also one of this country’s new lawful permanent residents (green card holders).…

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Letter From A Refugee by Sachi Dely from VerveFilms on Vimeo. Film Synopsis & credits Unfortunate circumstances in Afghanistan in the summer of 2021 forced many people to leave their beloved country. Sachi Dely, an artist based out of Greensboro, NC, experienced something similar two decades ago in Vietnam. Through this visual poem, Sachi renders…

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Durham extended its melody of providing solace to the stranger this week as County Commissioners Wendy Jacobs and Nida Allam announced that the Bull City is one of several cities across the country that will soon receive an unspecified number of Afghan refugees. “It is my understanding that we could receive up to 90 refugees in September,” Jacobs…

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