Sofia* and Ana* walked into a bustling home that they’d never known before. Led by a foster mother and father they’d met just a few … Read more
This Tuesday, November 20th, is Universal Children’s Day! The United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated each year to promote … Read more
Our Afghan allies need your help. Since 2002, the U.S. Government has employed Afghan allies to serve alongside U.S. troops, diplomats, and other government employees … Read more
Immigration has been a hot topic for headlines, and most recently the Administration has raised questions about birthright citizenship — a legal right afforded to … Read more
*This post was updated on Dec. 11, 2018 to reflect new information.* On October 12, 2018, a small group of Hondurans, fewer than 200 individuals, … Read more
As part of our mission to stand with refugees and migrants, LIRS works to empower refugees and LIRS network partners to engage in advocacy on both local and national levels. This year, LIRS decided to develop the program further by bringing the MRLA closer to the ground by hosting a number of local, state-level events in Georgia, New Hampshire, Texas, Ohio, and Nebraska.
Securing asylum status in the U.S. has never been easy, but over the last year, the Administration has sought to systematically dismantle protections for asylum … Read more
After our visit to Sycamore Canyon, our team returned to Tucson for visits with two immigrant advocacy groups. First, the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, which is “the only organization in Arizona that provides free legal and social services to detained men, women, and children under threat of deportation.”