Known as the “northern triangle,” the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are currently facing unprecedented levels of poverty, gang violence, drug trafficking and homicide rates. With a poor education system, lack of infrastructure, and corrupt law enforcement, the northern triangle is not an easy place to live, especially for women and … Continue reading The Central American Dream: Child Detention Centers
Refugees Welcome! has partnered with OrganizeTogether to help your organization coordinate volunteers! Special Offer to [RW!] Network Members Refugees Welcome! has partnered with OrganizeTogether, a collaboration and mobilization tool, that helps nonprofits, social movements, and campaigns manage and coordinate volunteers. On OrganizeTogether’s platform, organizations and community groups can manage actions and events; aggregated skills, availability, … Continue reading OrganizeTogether Partners with Refugees Welcome!
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