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What is “DACA” ?

January 12, 2022 | Comments Off on What is “DACA” ?

by Anna Colby Staff Attorney, World Relief Sacramento “DACA.” The word gets thrown around in the news all the time, yet lately it has seemed to be used more as a political bartering tool than as a reminder of the real people immigration policies affect. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is…

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Winter Cup 2018

December 12, 2018

Saturday, December 8th, we hosted our first refugee youth soccer tournament—The Winter Cup 2018—at the San Juan Soccer Club Futsal facility in…

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Journeys to Belonging

November 20, 2018

This month we hosted our first storytelling night, “Journeys to Belonging,” at Beatnik Studios in downtown Sacramento. Over 200 attendees…

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The Lion Men of Afghanistan

November 12, 2018

SACRIFICE AND THE COSTS OF THE REFUGEE SLOWDOWN “As long as I am alive and breathing, you will be okay,”…

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The Power of an Idea: Ara’s Story

August 17, 2018

“My name is Ara. I am 37 years old, and I am from Afghanistan.” She wears a floral print blouse and…

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DACA Renewal Services: Needed Relief in Uncertain Times

July 31, 2018

In July, the Immigration Legal Services (ILS) program offered DACA renewal services for the first time to over 60 individuals…

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Volunteer Appreciation Block Party

May 15, 2018

We hosted a volunteer appreciation block party, transforming the nondescript alley behind our office into a festive space decked out…

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