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Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

November 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

The Ochkur Family – Slava, Iryna and three-year-old Olivia – had been working on their immigration to the United States from Ukraine for four years. Slava needed one last stamp on his documents, and then the airline tickets could be issued. They expected to get the call any day. Instead, on February 24, 2022, they…

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Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

November 11, 2022

The Ochkur Family – Slava, Iryna and three-year-old Olivia – had been working on their immigration to the United States…

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Who Is World Relief Spokane?

November 3, 2022

World Relief Spokane is a refugee resettlement agency, working in connection with the local community, to create a welcoming space…

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Bashale and Mwambi: One fateful night leads to resettlement in Spokane

October 6, 2022

Written by Susan Yem In 1994, just one week after Mwambi arrived in her new marital home in Democratic Republic…

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Who Is a Refugee? [and why should you care]

September 28, 2022

Not everyone who immigrates to the United States comes with the same status. While there is some overlap in terminology,…

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Afghan refugees in a U.S. airport.

World Relief Spokane expecting arrival of Afghan refugees

August 30, 2021

World Relief Spokane talks about new Afghan arrivals and its history with Afghan refugees. BY AYANNA LIKENS

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