Press Room | LIRS

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is uniquely positioned to provide commentary, context, and expert insight on refugee resettlement, federal immigration policy, care and custody of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children, and community engagement. Please find below our most recent press releases and featured stories. 

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MSNBC: Acting DHS Chief Defends Separating Migrant Families
July 17th 2019

CBSN: Clergy Mobilize To Support Immigrants Amid Raid Threats
July 18th 2019

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HillTV: How To Disrupt For-Profit Migrant Facilities
July 16th 2019

MSNBC: Families Torn Apart By Zero Tolerance Policy
June 21st 2018

About Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Founded in 1939, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is one of the largest refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. It is nationally recognized for its leadership advocating with refugees, asylum seekers, unaccompanied children, immigrants in detention, families fractured by migration and other vulnerable populations. Through nearly 80 years of service and advocacy, LIRS has helped over 500,000 migrants and refugees rebuild their lives in America.

For press inquiries, please contact Timothy Young at or call 443-257-6310.

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