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Immigration & Refugees

Organizations, projects, and missions that support refugees and immigrants, as well as those initiatives that enable and empower their successful transitions into a new community. These stories range from the protection of rights to the promotion of education and resources for displaced individuals and migrant populations.

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    The Work Is All Of Us

    The Work Is All Of Us
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    'It's like family': Swedish housing experiment designed to cure loneliness

    'It's like family': Swedish housing experiment ...
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    Minnesota COVID-19 outreach focuses on vulnerable communities of color

    Minnesota COVID-19 outreach focuses on vulnerab...
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    How Angela Merkel's great migrant gamble paid off

    How Angela Merkel's great migrant gamble paid off
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    Five years after arrival, Germany's refugees are integrating

    Five years after arrival, Germany's refugees ar...
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    Community gatherings offer healing for emotional wounds after disasters

    Community gatherings offer healing for emotiona...
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    A culturally inclusive food bank is ‘Feeding el Pueblo'

    A culturally inclusive food bank is ‘Feeding el...
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    This Denver Group is Keeping Immigrants' Restaurant Dreams Alive

    This Denver Group is Keeping Immigrants' Restau...
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    The old-school organizers who got it done on Zoom

    The old-school organizers who got it done on Zoom
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    How Immokalee-based Mision Peniel has had to adapt amid COVID-19 regulations

    How Immokalee-based Mision Peniel has had to ad...
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    Minnesota offers 'no-barriers' COVID-19 testing across state for immigrants

    Minnesota offers 'no-barriers' COVID-19 testing...
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    UndocuFund SF: How San Franciscans rallied for undocumented immigrants affected by COVID-19

    UndocuFund SF: How San Franciscans rallied for ...
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    When working for justice, the promotora model builds power in communities even during a pandemic

    When working for justice, the promotora model b...
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    Kindred care: Congolese refugee community takes care of its own, and others, during COVID-19

    Kindred care: Congolese refugee community takes...
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    Sewing circle: How Women of the Global South helps refugees stitch together new lives in Brazil

    Sewing circle: How Women of the Global South he...
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    Promotoras: A community model with heart — and teeth

    Promotoras: A community model with heart — and ...
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    Community groups step in to provide immigrants COVID testing, relief

    Community groups step in to provide immigrants ...
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    A nonprofit motorcycle club raises money for elderly members

    A nonprofit motorcycle club raises money for el...
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    Mask sewing project among Chicago refugee groups leads to new career goal: ‘This is my job'

    Mask sewing project among Chicago refugee group...
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    Civic Engagement Through Language and Transportation Access For Elderly Immigrants

    Civic Engagement Through Language and Transport...
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    The translators giving indigenous migrants a voice

    The translators giving indigenous migrants a voice
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    Public health workers innovate around social distancing guidelines

    Public health workers innovate around social di...
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    Texas group empowers Latino parents to advocate for children with disabilities

    Texas group empowers Latino parents to advocate...
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    To combat COVID-19 information gaps, Latino leaders and Spanish media ‘work double'

    To combat COVID-19 information gaps, Latino lea...
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    Coronavirus: Groups reopen 805 Undocufund to help undocumented immigrants during pandemic

    Coronavirus: Groups reopen 805 Undocufund to he...
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