Delegate Martin Nydayisenga Brings Refugee Leaders to State Capitol

To celebrate International Migration Day on December 18th, Delegate Martin Nydayisenga organized a trip for 11 refugee leaders from Albuquerque to the State Capital, Santa Fe. Refugee leaders met with representatives from the Mayor of Albuquerque’s Office, ORR State Coordinator, and Governor Susana Martinez’ office. Participant included representatives of New Mexico refugee communities from Iraq, Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Rwanda, and Afghanistan, as well as Lutheran Family Service Refugee Resettlement Agency, Refugee Wellbeing Project at the University of New Mexico, Refugee Mentoring Project (a program of Artful Life).

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