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Forum on refugee resettlement held in town

Forum on refugee resettlement held in town | The Charlotte News Vermont Delegate Puspa Luitel speaks at a public forum on refugees, sharing his journey from a refugee camp in Nepal to graduating from Vermont Law School and serving on the Charlotte Planning Commission as a way to give back ...

Iraqi teacher settles into her new life in Jacksonville

Good News: Iraqi teacher settles into her new life in Jacksonville | jacksonville.com Basma Alawee, a teacher at The Foundation Academy and refugee advocate, is continuing the work for which she was honored earlier this year by U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw. To highlight her accomplishments, Crenshaw entered remarks in the ...

Maui refugee represents Hawaii at national event

Maui refugee represents Hawaii at national event | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui News Source: content.mauinews.com/?p=634470/Maui-refugee-represents-Hawaii-at-national-event.html ...

Colorado High Schooler Advocates For Refugees On National Stage

Shambel Zeru fled violence in his home country of Eritrea, lived in a refugee camp in Ethiopia and is now a senior at South High School. Zeru's trip to Washington was part of the Refugee Congress, which included one refugee from each state. Zeru shared his story with Colorado Matters host Nathan Heffel. Listen to Shambel's ...

Refugiados llegan a congreso de EE.UU.

Refugiados llegan a congreso de EE.UU. Ante el Congreso estadounidense, un grupo de refugiados provenientes del mundo, presentaron una petición para que sus necesidades sean atendidas. Source: www.voanoticias.com/a/refugiados-congreso-washington-carlos-padilla/3528912.html ...

Som Nath Subedi – Refuge Congress

Refugee Congress | OPB Refugees from every state in the nation are currently gathered in Washington D.C. to speak to Congress. We talk to Bhutanese refugee Som Nath Subedi from Portland. Source: www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/segment/prosecution-rests-in-malheur-occupation-trial-talking-to-kids-about-legal-pot/ ...

Tucson man represents refugees in Washington, D.C.

Tucson man represents refugees in Washington, D.C. | Tucson Home + Life | tucson.com From Iraq to Tucson to Washington, D.C. Source: tucson.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/tucson-man-represents-refugees-in-washington-d-c/article_2eacc98a-30f5-563d-af0e-0aae17a596ff.html ...

Our representative at the Refugee Congress

Our representative at the Refugee Congress | News | lancasteronline.com Haidar Emhareb Al-Mhrabi longs to go back to Baghdad, where he knows the language and the streets and has friends and family. Source: lancasteronline.com/news/our-representative-at-the-refugee-congress/article_dc47b682-dfb0-53d1-af6c-6e658a752ba3.html ...

Refugees share personal stories with members of Congress

Refugees share personal stories with members of Congress A group of refugees from all 50 states are in Washington this week, sharing their stories of survival and trying to change opinions. Source: www.local8now.com/content/news/Refugees-share-personal-stories-with-members-of-Congress-395503571.html ...

Welcomed 
in Omaha, Karna Gurung now speaks out for all refugees

Welcomed 
in Omaha, Karna Gurung now speaks out for all refugees | Omaha Metro | omaha.com Gurung, who fled Bhutan as a child, shared his story with Capitol Hill lawmakers last week as part of the Refugee Congress, an annual event that brings a refugee from Source: www.omaha.com/news/metro/welcomed-in-omaha-karna-gurung-now-speaks-out-for-all/article_aff76183-e013-5c7b-b68b-6405e0b5c7a8.html ...