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Welcome shirts

  Buy a shirt to tell refugees and immigrants they are Welcome We want to share the message Welcome #ThisIsYourHomeToo with all refugees and immigrants. You can too, by purchasing a shirt from our Welcoming Campaign. Shirts and tanks cost $24. Kids shirts are also available for $15. World Refugee Day is June 20th Send ... Read more

Regina Spektor, an immigrant success story

Regina Spektor is an internationally known musician. She is a former refugee, having fled Soviet Russia as a child in the 1980s. Regina Spektor is an award-winning musician whose name has shown up light on Broadway and beyond. It was just last month that Regina Spektor played in Broadway’s Fontanne Theatre. As a child, Broadway ... Read more

Immigrant founders in the USA

In many parts of the world, the USA is known as a land where anyone can succeed. Both native-born citizens and immigrants have the chance to build a good life for themselves. Many of the most important companies in this country are led by immigrant founders.  An entrepreneur is someone who starts or operates their ... Read more
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Welcome Refugees to Your Community

As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.

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Job search tips for immigrants

Finding a job in the USA can be very hard for refugees and immigrants. The system here is often different than in their home countries. A writer who has experience in career services shares some job search tips. Refugees and immigrants face many obstacles in their pursuit of a better life. The challenges do not ... Read more

Who is Jose Antonio Vargas?

Jose Antonio Vargas is a writer who lived most of his young life without knowing he was undocumented. He shared his journey in his celebrated memoir, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen. The name Jose Antonio Vargas may not be as familiar with those of other famous immigrants like Michael J. Fox or Mila ... Read more