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When was the last time you saw your child?

August 2, 2023 | Comments Off on When was the last time you saw your child?

If you are one of the thousands of Afghans who were separated from their families in the chaos of the Kabul Airport during the Afghan evacuation, the answer is 23 and ½ months, or about two years. My name is Anna Colby and I serve in our Immigration Legal Services department as an immigration lawyer.…

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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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World Relief Sacramento Launching Immigration Legal Services

August 8, 2017

Where do you go if your sister in your home country is being persecuted for her faith? If a teenage…

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