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.
For press inquiries, please contact Timothy Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-257-6310
PBS NewsHour: Resettling Afghan Refugees in America
MSNBC: How the US Can Help Ukrainian Refugees
MSNBC: How many refugees should the U.S. resettle?
CNN: Responding to Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Need
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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 email@example.com or call 443-257-6310.