Refugees

Smaller photo of President Obama delivering remarks on immigration in Las Vegas, Nov. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Help Shape a Federal Immigrant and Refugee Integration Strategy

The White House Task Force on New Americans puts a call out for ideas to help shape the focus of the federal immigration and refugee integration strategy.

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ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives: 2014 Year in Review

From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.

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A Message of Thanksgiving

The Office of Refugee Resettlement and its partners provided humanitarian services to more than 175,000 people this past year.

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The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

South Vietnamese refugees on a U.S. Navy vessel, whose evacuation from Saigon began April 29, 1975. Photo credit: DOD.

A Public Service Highlight: Resettlement Efforts 39 Years Ago

ACF employee shares her work with resettlement efforts when the Vietnam War ended.

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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.

Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg serving food behind a table at the Thanksgiving dinner.

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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