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DACA – Who are Dreamers?

What is DACA?  The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA, temporarily shielded certain child immigrants (often called Dreamers) from deportation and made them eligible for work permits. It was considered a temporary measure until Congress addressed immigration reform. Who is eligible for DACA? 

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Refugee Crisis Update May 2018

Refugee Crisis Update May 2018 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies: The White House lowered the number of refugees who can come to the U.S. to a record low of 45,000 (from 110,000). Actual resettlement numbers

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter  Thank you for your generous support of Arrive Ministries and our outreach to refugees and asylum seekers in Minnesota. Hundreds each month are receiving help from our staff and wonderful volunteers in programs such as Somali Adult Literacy Training (SALT), Immigration Legal Services (ILS); Church

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April RLM Newsletter

Looking for fun activities to do with your RLM Team and refugee family? (click the event links for more info) May 3-6: Festival of Nations June 23: Minnesota Historical Society: Somalis + Minnesota Exhibit Como Zoo and Conservatory Minneapolis Institute of Art and Sculpture Garden Science Museum of Minnesota

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Refugee Crisis Update – March 2018

Refugee Crisis Update – March 2018 Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. policies regarding resettlement: The White House earlier lowered the number of refugees who can come to the U.S. to a record low of 45,000, and have put restrictions on

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Top evangelical leaders and pastors urge action to help vulnerable immigrants.

Top evangelical leaders and pastors from all 50 states urge action to help vulnerable immigrants. As Christian leaders, we have a commitment to caring for the vulnerable in our churches while also supporting just, compassionate and welcoming policies toward refugees and other immigrants. The Bible speaks clearly

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RLM Newsletter

Throughout Scripture, we see believers telling stories of God’s faithfulness, provision, and wonder. As we enter into this New Year, we reflect on all He did through Refugee Life Ministries in 2017. This year we connected 203 refugees, 11 asylum-seekers, and 8 asylees with 33 Church Teams

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Refugee Update – February 2018

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December 2017 Newsletter

December Update Thank you for your tremendous support in 2017 for Arrive Ministries and the refugees we serve together.  This Fall our Refugee Life Ministries (RLM) program trained and matched 13 church teams and four New Neighbor volunteers to refugee and asylum families. Relationships are being built as lives

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Matching Grants Exceeded!

What a great way to start the New Year! Praising God and thanking His people who responded to the matching grant challenge! With tremendous joy and gratitude, it is such a blessing to announce that in 2017, the $90,000 matching grant challenge for Refugee Life Ministries and

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About Arrive Ministries

Arrive Ministries exists to carry out God’s command to welcome and bring lifelong transformation to refugees and immigrants in Minnesota.

This is accomplished through the provision of Refugee Reception and Placement Services, Refugee Employment Services, Refugee Cash Assistance, Immigration Legal Services, ESL classes and tutoring, community development programs, and other outreach services.

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