“The decision to uphold the lower court’s decision confirms what we’ve known all along: the Trump Administration’s action against refugees is a blatant contradiction of what it means to be American,” says Linda Hartke, LIRS President and CEO.
Senator Cardin appeared at the press conference on the refugee issue with Bill O’Keefe, CRS’ Vice President for Advocacy, and Nina Zelic of the Baltimore-based Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.
The world continues to change all around us. Each and every day we are presented with opportunities to connect with the struggles of others in our communities, our country, and across the globe.
As we start this New Year, your action is needed to provide hope to someone in need. Consider these... more
As this year comes to a close, we at LIRS want to express our sincere gratitude for your ongoing support of migrants and refugees. We've seen churches and individuals across the country step up to welcome refugee families as new neighbors, advocate on local and national issues impacting refugees... more