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Winston-Salem Journal // A letter soliciting support from members of Congress — including our own Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis — will, we hope, be influential. Its cause is compassionate and just. The letter, signed by more than 70 evangelical pastors, leaders and church members — participants in the Evangelical Immigration Table — urges…

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By Alexis Bell, Spectrum News // RALEIGH, N.C. — A recent surge of Afghan refugees coming to North Carolina has made it difficult to find housing for all the families, leaving some to stay in hotels. The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) North Carolina is helping some of the refugees coming to our state. Omer,…

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By Mona Dougani // This story originally published online at NC Health News. Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, and Raleigh are starting to see Afghan refugees, who were displaced from their home country in August, resettle in North Carolina. As the refugees arrive, other Afghan residents already in this state have lessons to share about some of the mental…

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Arrivals to the Triad area from Afghanistan will be welcomed by World Relief Triad. Our Executive Office Director, Rob Cassell, spple on behalf of World Relief Triad’s involvement as an agency accepting Afghan parolees. Various resettlement agencies across the Triad have been made aware of the possible arrivals. Those from Afghanistan are referred to as…

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World Relief Triad’s office director speaks on behalf of nonprofit in response to Afghan crisis. As the U.S. prepare to welcome Afghan evacuees, World Relief Triad is one of the many agencies listed as an agency welcoming to Afghan parolees. There is no clear number from Governor Cooper’s office, but agencies are preparing. Additionally, there…

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The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) partnered with World Relief Durham yesterday (Sept. 23) to host an information session on serving immigrants and refugees. The session addressed assisting Afghan parolees and special immigrant visa holders resettling in North Carolina. More than 30 pastors and church members from the Triangle area attended. Imago Dei Church in…

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Durham extended its melody of providing solace to the stranger this week as County Commissioners Wendy Jacobs and Nida Allam announced that the Bull City is one of several cities across the country that will soon receive an unspecified number of Afghan refugees. “It is my understanding that we could receive up to 90 refugees in September,” Jacobs…

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