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The Resilience of One Afghan Refugee

December 6, 2023 | Comments Off on The Resilience of One Afghan Refugee

A Story from World Relief Western NY World Relief Sacramento has welcomed and resettled 1,211 refugees into our community this fiscal year, many of them from Afghanistan. Many of their stories have been similar to this one from our sister office in New York. In October 2021, Atiqullah arrived at a United States Military Base,…

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Afghan refugees

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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Local Afghan Families Worry For Loved Ones Back Home: ‘I Don’t Know If He Is Alive Right Now’

August 19, 2021

The sound of gunfire and chaotic images are part of a firsthand perspective of the devastation a Sacramento woman’s fiancé has seen the last three days at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport.

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World Relief Applauds Biden Administration’s Renewed Commitment to a Presidential Determination of 62,500 for Refugee Resettlement in FY2021

May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, President Biden raised the refugee ceiling for FY2021 to 62,500, following…

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World Relief Applauds Progress in President Biden’s First 100 Days and Calls For Continued Action to Strengthen U.S. Humanitarian Leadership and Broader Support for Those Fleeing Persecution

April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – As President Biden completes his first 100 days in office, World Relief…

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World Relief Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Bring Commonsense Solutions to the Immigration System

April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Yesterday, Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Representatives Henry…

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