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Refugee Congress delegates gathered in Washington, DC over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend for a national media-training forum.
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USA for UNHCR helps and protects refugees and people displaced by violence, conflict and persecution.
USA for UNHCR is pleased to announce the launch of a new community engagement initiative, the Culture Collective—a digital community to highlight the work of refugee artists, authors and creatives.
USA for UNHCR is leading a movement to build awareness by supporting resettled refugees in the U.S. and promoting acceptance and understanding. The U.S. has been the global leader in resettling refugees since the 1970s. Learn more about the process, which involves screening by eight federal agencies and takes years.
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USA for UNHCR is proud to announce a new multi-year grant to KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), a nonprofit founded with the core mission that no child faces U.S. immigration court alone.
USA for UNHCR was honored with the 2019 ANA Genius Awards in the “Data and Analytics Growth” category.
Basma Alawee is a former refugee from Iraq who became a citizen of the United States 2016. She's a refugee advocate and community organizer in Florida.
The Storyteller Celebration is back! If you're a resettled refugee or refugee ally under the age of 30, then USA for UNHCR wants to hear from you!
USA for UNHCR is excited to welcome Suzanne Ehlers to the team as Executive Director and CEO. Here are a few things to know about Suzanne.
Naheed Samadi Bahram is the U.S. Country Director of Women for Afghan Women, and a former refugee from Afghanistan who came to the U.S. in 2006.
1.2 billion people, including millions of refugees, live in extreme poverty on just $1.50 a day. You can change this!
The staff and current board of directors of USA for UNHCR welcome new board members Yasmin Causer and Virginia Tenpenny.
A shocking 77 countries criminalize same-sex acts. In five countries, the punishment is death. LGBTI people can also struggle to find acceptance with those closest to them — their family. Sadly, many have no safe place to call home. With nowhere to turn, many LGBTI people flee in search of safety, but that brings other dangers. As a result, LGBTI refugees are among our world’s most isolated, brutalized people. By supporting USA for UNHCR, caring Americans are providing a lifeline.
The collaboration with Microsoft aims to empower 25,000 refugee and host community youth in Kakuma with digital skills and computer science trainings by 2021.
“We’re people just like you, only in different circumstances.” Hear from former refugees as they share their experiences and what it means to be a refugee.
More than 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled the country to escape violence, gang warfare as well as lack of food, medicine and essential services. It is the largest exodus in Latin America’s recent history.
“It is a legacy I am still doing on behalf of my late father.” Learn how this former refugee finds strength in his faith and through carrying on family Ramadan traditions.
The Why I Give series provides donors like Regina an opportunity to share why they support refugees and offer encouragement for other compassionate Americans to join them.
The staff and current board of directors of USA for UNHCR welcome new board members Biar Atem, Matthew Marolda and Beth Turner.
Recognizing five years of Ben Stiller's commitment to the UN Refugee Agency and the people it serves, we are shouting out the top five ways he has stepped up in solidarity with refugees.
The staff and current board of directors of USA for UNHCR welcome new board members Aishah Hasnie, Rachael Jarosh, Mark Lopes, Eric Sprunk and Charity Wallace.