Refugees

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East African Refugee Goat Project: Birthing of a Refugee Business

New eco-friendly project will benefit three new refugee communities in Utah.

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Three Lessons on Human Dignity

This year’s theme centers on the dignity for victims of human trafficking.

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New Americans Celebrate an Old Tradition

Former refugees get a taste of the Thanksgiving Holiday

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Ugandan Flees After Being Outed, Finds Safe Place in America

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ORR Creates Safe Space for LGBT Refugees in the United States

ORR has established programs designed to ensure that LGBT refugees receive comprehensive, culturally-sensitive, and LGBT-friendly services and support.

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Ensuring the Well-Being of all Victims of Human Trafficking

ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.

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Congolese Refugees in Rwanda being treated by medical staff.

Rapid Health Assessment of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda

An ACF employee currently in Rwanda participating in a global health training program shares her experiences from inside refugee communities.

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Photo of Basma Alawee, an Iraqi refugee resettled in Florida.

After Years of Uncertainty, Hope and Brighter Future Provided to Refugee

Each year, the Office of Refugee Resettlement invites former refugees to share their stories at its National Consultation.  This year's "Transforming Hope into a Brighter Future" event featured Basma Alawee's journey to America.

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More ACF programs are using social media to promote services

Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?

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Refugee woman in a market selling her product.

Urban Refugees: Living in Cities, Connected to Camps

An ACF employee currently in Nairobi, Kenya, participating in a global health training program shares her experiences from inside refugee communities.

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