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At World Relief, we like to say that the immigration system is like navigating a maze that is also a minefield. There are lots and lots of ways that you can go wrong and irreparably damage your chances to reach your goal of becoming a permanent resident or Citizen of the United States. One aspect…

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Can a single eBook help you fully understand the current refugee crisis? No, but we’re hoping it can do one thing—help you get to know refugees. If you’ve seen the stories of refugees in the news and wanted to help them feel loved and supported, but haven’t known where to start… This eBook is for…

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In March we introduced you to Jenny Park, who became a World Relief volunteer a couple months into COVID-19. Drawing on her own experience as an immigrant and her skills in language tutoring, Jenny provided education support to a young woman from East Africa named Medina. In this post, Jenny shares about how a time…

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We at World Releif Chicagoland are so incredibly proud of the senior class of 2021. You faced challenge upon challenge and have done an amazing job! Ahmad Marie Name of High School – West Aurora High School Home Country – Syria How many years have you lived in the United States? – 4 years 10…

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World Relief’s work would not be possible without the volunteers who give their time to connect with refugees and immigrants. From airport pickups to youth mentorship, volunteers play a pivotal role in helping families adjust to life in the United States. However, some volunteers might worry, “What if we’re too different? Will it be awkward…

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Immigration, mass displacement and refugee resettlement are complex issues. At the heart of these issues, though, are women, men and children who are made in the image of God and long to live flourishing lives. In this monthly series from World Relief, gain a global and a biblical perspective on the subject of immigration, diving…

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Just like us at World Relief, we know you care about refugee and immigrant children and families. You’ve proved that this year. You showed up when there was a need. Through your donations, you served nearly 100 refugee and immigrant students. You provided students with learning tools they need to develop holisitically. Without your partnership,…

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Meet Medina! She’s 17, has learned four languages, and her dream is to be an English teacher. Her family is from the Afar people group of East Africa, and they were forcibly displaced from Eritrea to Ethiopia when Medina was a little girl. When she arrived in the U.S. in 2018, it was the second time she started learning a new country and new language. “When I went from Eretria to Ethiopia, it was a…

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Through the H.O.M.E. Program, we at World  Relief are partnering together with you – the church and community – to come along side asylum seekers by providing housing and community support. The program’s priorities are in the name: Housing, Opportunity, Mutuality, and Empowerment. Join us on Thursday June 3rd to learn more about the program…

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