Standing for the Vulnerable Despite Cuts

The refugee program suspension has been lifted with a federal judge ruling to block the second executive order on refugees. We are encouraged by this ruling and our ability to continue serving people fleeing unimaginable circumstances. Unfortunately, the ruling does not affect the stipulation that reduces the number of refugee arrivals from 110,000 to 50,000. We … Continue reading Standing for the Vulnerable Despite Cuts

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The Executive Order and What it Means

Travel Ban, 120 days, 90 days, seven Muslim-majority countries, there are a lot of catch-phrases and facts floating around about The President’s executive orders on refugees. With Monday’s signing of the revised order, a new layer of complexity and confusion has arisen. We at World Relief Chicago want you to be informed and confident in … Continue reading The Executive Order and What it Means

La pasión de servicio de una voluntaria fue encendida nuevamente

Shobhana Kasturi ha colaborado como voluntaria con World Relief desde diciembre de 2014. Como abogada voluntaria, Shobhana ayuda en nuestro Departamento de Servicios Legales de Inmigración realizando la evaluación legal de casos y preparándolos conjuntamente con otros miembros del equipo, así como asistiendo con eventos de divulgación. Estas son algunas de las tantas tareas que … Continue reading La pasión de servicio de una voluntaria fue encendida nuevamente

A New Way To Celebrate the Holidays

Even though October is barely over yet, you’ve probably noticed that Christmas decorations are popping up in a variety of places. The fact that people are focusing on  Christmas already, before Thanksgiving has been celebrated, elicits many different responses from people. As shoppers begin to gear up for the Christmas season, retailers everywhere are gearing … Continue reading A New Way To Celebrate the Holidays