Since 1939, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service has worked tirelessly to welcome newcomers on behalf of Lutheran churches in the United States. In the wake of increased violence in Central America that forced more than 51,000 children to seek safety alone in the United States in the summer... more
Over the last year you have raised your voice to advocate for the end of family detention many times and today we see the effects of your efforts. One year since the Administration began dramatically increasing the placement of mothers and children seeking refuge in large-scale family detention... more
Every 4th of July, we are reminded that we are a nation of immigrants bound by fidelity to a set of ideals – democracy, freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. So we are delighted that Tika Ram Dhungana, a former refugee from Bhutan is willing to share his new American story.