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Welcome Afghans Event

October 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Welcome Afghans Event

Toba’s idea was simple: give hot meals to Afghan families. “They say the smallest act of kindness can make the biggest difference.” Toba Adina, an Afghan refugee and World Relief Sacramento volunteer, felt compelled to help Afghan families build relationships with Sacramento neighbors. So, she decided to plan a Welcome Afghans event with the help…

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Sacramento Region To Host Thousands Of Afghan Refugees

September 22, 2021

BY JENSEN RADER The U.S. continues to welcome waves of Afghan refugees and a large percentage of them are settling…

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The Afghan Immigration Crisis Is Bigger, Faster, More Traumatic. Are Ministries Ready?

September 20, 2021

BY STEFANI MCDADE One of World Relief’s focuses is on dealing with the trauma incoming Afghans will face upon their…

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Over 50,000 Afghan evacuees expected to resettle in U.S., says DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

September 3, 2021

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says he expects the U.S. will resettle over 50,000 Afghan evacuees, including U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, visa holders, applicants for special immigrant visas (SIVs) and others at risk, including “journalists, and vulnerable women and girls.”

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Afghan families are being rapidly resettled in the US. But adjusting to their new lives will take years

August 27, 2021

One Afghan family in Sacramento recently arrived from Kabul, where the Taliban came knocking on their door. The father was able to get a Special Immigrant Visa to resettle in the US. The family counts themselves as among the fortunate ones, but they worry about those they left behind.

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For many Afghan refugees, the struggles don’t end when they reach U.S. soil

August 21, 2021

Here in Arden Arcade, a Sacramento neighborhood known for low rents in run-down apartments, Afghan refugees stressed that the United States’ obligations to help those who furthered the U.S. mission should not end when migrants land on American soil — as many felt it had for them.

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Here’s how you can help Afghan refugees in Sacramento

August 20, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Americans are more concerned than ever about what will become of Afghans fleeing their country. In truth, many could end up in the Sacramento area. It’s one of the most popular locations for Afghan immigrants.

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