On Eliminating Refugee Admissions
Recent reports on the upcoming Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions reveals that for FY2020, the ceiling may be set at zero. Doing so would be devastating to those who need our compassion the most.
LIRS has welcomed more than 500,000 refugees and migrants
For 80 years, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service has been a champion for refugees and migrants from around the globe.
Our legacy of compassionate service has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people who have found safety and hope in America’s communities.
Through the Long Welcome, we help ensure that refugees and migrants are protected, embraced, and empowered in a world of just and welcoming communities.
LIRS was founded