Refugee Crisis Update – August 2018

Refugee Crisis Update August 2018 Refugees and U.S. Policy: Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe we can have safety and compassion: The White House lowered the number of refugees who can come to the U.S. to a

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Why we defend — and still foster — the American dream

Why we defend — and still foster — the American dream As refugee resettlement policies shift under the current administration, our agencies remain committed to preparing the way for deserving new Minnesotans.  In 1931, businessman and historian James Truslow Adams published a book called “The Epic of

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Immigration: Separated Families

“Over the weekend, we have seen multiple headlines around migrant children being lost, and in some cases, handed over to traffickers, by the US Government. While some of the facts shared are technically true, there are a number of complexities and nuances that must be considered to

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Refugee – DACA – TPS Update June/July 2018

Refugee – DACA – TPS Update for June/July 2018 Refugees and U.S. Policy Tens of thousands of refugees continue to be impacted by current U.S. resettlement policies. We believe we can uphold both safety and compassion: The White House lowered the number of refugees who can come

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May RLM Newsletter

Refugee Garden launched in St. Cloud “Today was a beautiful picture of answered prayers. One week ago today, this field was grass. Today 18 families planted seeds in 22 plots! The blood, sweat, tears & generosity of many made this all possible. I’m so grateful to be

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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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