December 12, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
Former refugees get a taste of the Thanksgiving Holiday
August 22, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
Ugandan Flees After Being Outed, Finds Safe Place in America
June 19, 2013 | Eskinder Negash
ORR has established programs designed to ensure that LGBT refugees receive comprehensive, culturally-sensitive, and LGBT-friendly services and support.
January 11, 2013 |
ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.
October 15, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
An ACF employee currently in Rwanda participating in a global health training program shares her experiences from inside refugee communities.
September 24, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
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.
August 22, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
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?
August 13, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
An ACF employee currently in Nairobi, Kenya, participating in a global health training program shares her experiences from inside refugee communities.
May 30, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
The stories are heartbreaking. A 14-year-old boy crossed into the United States to avoid joining cartel gangs back home in El Salvador. A 15-year-old Guatemalan boy came to reunite with his parents. And a 15-year-old Salvadoran girl just wanted to live free from violence. These teens are part of an unprecedented influx of children being referred to ACF's Office of Refugee Resettlement by the Department of Homeland Security.
March 8, 2012 | Eskinder Negash
On March 8, nations around the globe commemorate International Women’s Day with events and ceremonies.
This day spotlights women’s economic, political and social achievements. The United Nations proclaimed this year’s theme, “Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty,” to focus on the important role rural women play to achieve food and nutrition security, generate income, and improve the livelihoods and well-being of their communities.
ACF’s programs have helped many women in both urban and rural settings lift themselves and their families out of poverty.