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World Relief Applauds Creation of the Welcome Corps, A New Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

By chicagoland | January 23, 2023

January 19, 2022 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE — Recently, the State Department launched the Welcome Corps, a new refugee private sponsorship program that will allow everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees coming to the United States. This extraordinary new program will expand community support for refugees and also eventually allow private citizens to sponsor refugees they…

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Spotlight on International Women’s Day

By mlummus | March 9, 2021

Honor International Women’s Day by watching this powerful event featuring immigrant women from all over the world! Make a donation today to help other women thrive.

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International Women’s Day Jenny’s Story

By mlummus | March 9, 2021

Make a donation today to help more women like Jenny thrive.

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International Women’s Day Yomardy’s Story

By mlummus | March 9, 2021

Make a donation today to help more women like Yomardy thrive.

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Rebuilding Connection and Pride

By mlummus | February 27, 2021

Every day World Relief staff and volunteers are invited into stories. We are challenged to recognize the nuanced image of God in each person we serve, and remember that their stories stretch far beyond the boundaries of words like “immigrant, refugee, asylum-seeker.” The posts in this section—voiced in first-person, too long for…

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Updates on President Biden’s Immigration / Refugee Executive Orders & Day 1 Immigration Bill

By mlummus | January 28, 2021

Below are the Executive Orders signed by President Biden that affect refugees and other immigrants, and/or the work of World Relief. To view the full list of Executive Orders and actions, click here. Immigration Repeal Muslim Ban​: rescinds Muslim Ban…

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An Open Letter

By mlummus | January 15, 2021

[Summary Letter Here] To the people we serve at World Relief, We want to express our unwavering support to you and express our deep grief over the events of January 6th, when a group of rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol.…

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