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About the Refugee Crisis

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Every day, CWS works to resettle and employ refugees, empowering them to succeed. Here you can read more about what we are up to.

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Refugee voices and community support

“It’s not by choice you become refugee,” said Dev Bhandari, a refugee from Bhutan. “We became refugees because we’re forcefully thrown out of the country just because we spoke a different language and believed in different God than the king.”

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Informational materials

Immigration and Refugee Program Informational Resources. Resources for schools regarding undocumented children and their families.

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Find answers about refugees, the screening process and resettlement in the United States.

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Legal resources

CWS offers legal services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers at 21 of our affiliates across the U.S. Our attorneys can assist in the filing of applications for naturalization, green cards and citizenship. We also assist in many other types of status as well as waivers, exemptions and applications.

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