U.S. Immigration Debate Decision-Making Resources The immigration debate in the United States is contentious. The current administration has implemented sweeping policy changes designed to limit and deter immigrants and refugees from entering the United States. A few examples include, Executive Order 13769 which opponents term a ‘Muslim ban’ which prevents immigrants and asylum seekers from … Continue reading U.S. Immigration Debate Decision-Making Resources
Refugees Welcome! has finished the program for the Boston Migrant Summit. Please find the Program-Boston Migrant Summit here. About the Boston Migrant Summit In November 2016, Refugees Welcome! collaborated with twelve organizations and businesses in the Greater Boston concerned with migration to hold a Refugee Fair. These organizations include MIRA, Nuday Syria, the Red Cross, … Continue reading The Boston Migrant Summit
For more information on Kenneth, please click here. As a Fresh Start Recipient, Kenneth got a full ride scholarship to the SIT Graduate Institute to gain further education while awaiting his wife and daughter. Taking advantage of every opportunity, Kenneth was able to meet Senator Bernie Sanders! Here's what he had to say, SIT Global … Continue reading Update: Fresh Start Awardee Meets Senator Bernie Sanders
The BBC World just came out with this video on why one woman has chosen to live with Refugees. Refugees and other migrants often face a lot of discrimination looking for housing here in Boston. Next time you're renting or looking for roommates, try to take into consideration cultural differences. You have to ask yourself, … Continue reading Why choose to live with Refugees?
On January 21st, Refugees Welcome Co-founder and Director, marched in Washington DC with nearly 300 million others across the world in solidarity with women who violated by the use of sexual assault, violence, racism, classism, homophobia, and Islamaphobia that has been so prevent in the new administrations communications and interactions with the public. Women's issues, including … Continue reading Refugees Welcome! Stands with Women’s March in DC
Refugees Welcome! along with the Cambridge Support for Syrian Refugees worked diligently to bring over 12 different organizations and businesses to the University of Massachusetts for a day of fundraising, enlightenment, and social networking. As a result, the Boston community was able to raise over $1,500 for the Boston Medical's Refugee Health and Human Rights … Continue reading Refugee Welcome Fair