Syrian Couple Pursuing Dreams

Coming to a new place is overwhelming; now imagine that you don’t speak the language, you have never experienced cold weather, and you must navigate complicated government systems. For many refugees and immigrants, this deluge of overwhelming new experiences is common.     For one refugee family from

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Shared Life Stage Deepens Friendship

Navigating the freedoms and challenges of adulthood crosses cultural boundaries, as twenty-somethings Amy and Klohbaw are learning. Amy from Minnesota and Klohbaw, who is a Karen refugee, met through Arrive Ministries’ Good Neighbor program, and quickly bonded over their shared stage of life. “We are sharing this

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Caribou! Karibu!

This Congolese family of 9 arrived in June, and when I visited their house the next day, we had issues getting the data to work on their phones. I brought the oldest son and the sister-in-law to a Caribou coffee shop so that we could try to

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Landlords, Neighbors, Friends

One of our housing providers, Bet, summed up her experience of renting to refugees wonderfully, “We always thought investing in real estate was a good idea, we never could have imagined where this journey would take us.” Over a year ago, a duplex in Bet and her

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