Archives: 2021 

Woog’s World: The ABCs of holiday giving  via Westport News 

Saints on the Shoreline Continue Refugee Resettlement Efforts  via Zip 06

Yale Muslim Students Association raises thousands of dollars for Afghan refugees  via Yale Daily News

‘They came with nothing:’ A community rallies to provide sewing machines to Afghan refugees  via Hartford Courant

‘Refugee families arrive with nothing’: Branford groups want to help  via CT Insider

Welcoming New American Families from Afghanistan via Yale School of Medicine

Acts of Valor: A Marine & His Translator via The Patch

Wesleyan Veterans Organization Supports Off-Campus Community with Share-the-Warmth Donation Drive  via The Wesleyan Argus

A princess’s plea sparks Milford club to aid Afghan refugees  via CT Post

Joy and worry at an Afghan refugee family’s Thanksgiving reunion via Fairfield Citizen

Supporting Afghan Evacuees: A Conversation with Chris George of IRIS via The Patch

Landlords wanted: As Afghan refugees arrive in CT, housing is an issue  via CT Mirror

How CT’s Shoreline is helping Afghan refugees resettle: ‘People were amazing’ via CT Insider

UConn Praxis’ Hunger and Homelessness Week campaign takes action via UConn Daily Campus

After fleeing their countries, these men are helping other refugees resettle in CT  via CT Insider

Woodbury group helps refugees start a new life in CT via The Register Citizen

BHS Music Makers ‘Sing Them Home’ Concert to Benefit CT Refugee Resettlement via Zip06

Resettlement Organizations Call for More Apartments as Refugees Arrive via NBC Connecticut

Middletown prepares to welcome refugee family from Afghanistan via The Middletown Press

Helping Refugees in Connecticut via Sree’s Global Show

State officials asking landlords to offer affordable housing for Afghan refugees in Connecticut via News 8 WTNH

IRIS, other resettlement organizations struggle to find safe homes for Afghan refugees via WFSB

Thousands of Afghan refugees fled their country following Taliban takeover; a look at how CT is welcoming them via News 8 WTNH

New Start Ministry Plans ‘Race Against Time’ To Raise $10,000 via NBC Today

Fundraiser held in Woodbridge for Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services via Bronx News 12

New Start Ministry Plans ‘Race Against Time’ To Raise $10,000s via The Patch (Woodbury-Middlebury)

White House makes massive change to resettlement program to help Afghan refugees via CBS 58 Milwaukee

US launches new program to allow private Americans to sponsor, resettle Afghan refugees via New England Public Radio

Setting A ‘Nicer’ Example Welcoming Afghan Refugees via The Newtown Bee

Western New England looks to welcome Afghan refugees (Interview with Chris George) via New England Public Radio

43 Connecticut Residents Still Stuck In Afghanistan via NBC Connecticut

As UConn students rally for ‘Peaceful Planet’, school declares racism a public health crisis via Hartford courant

They escaped terror in Syria to come to New Haven. Now the extended family is safe via New Haven Register

Afghan refugees likely to be housed in Norwalk via New Haven Register

Another 120 People Escape Afghanistan With Fairfield Man’s Help via The Patch

Conn. Groups Preparing to Welcome Afghan Refugees via NBC Connecticut

Connecticut churches offer potential model for resettling Afghan evacuees. via The Presbyterian Outlook via NBC Connecticut

Connecticut churches offer potential model for resettling Afghan evacuees via The Presbyterian Outlook

Resettling Afghan evacuees will be a mammoth job. Churches will be essential via The Washington Post

Music and Cookouts in a Tent City for Afghans Starting Life in the U.S. via The New York Times

Haitian migrants and refugees cross the Rio Grande – in pictures via The Guardian

Attorney General Tong Voices Concern Over Treatment of Haitian Refugees via Attorney General of Connecticut

US Envoy to Haiti Resigns Over ‘Inhumane’ Deportation of Migrants via NBC Connecticut

New London County readying homes for Afghan refugees via The Day

Trumbull and nearby towns team up to help Afghan families via CT Post

Women’s reproductive rights’ march Saturday in downtown Pawcatuck via The Day

U.S. expulsions of Haitians may violate international law – UN refugee boss via Reuters

Make Afghan refugees feel welcome in CT via New Haven Register

Resettling Afghan Refugees Is A Bipartisan Affair via CT News Junkie

Welcoming Afghan refugees feels like ‘what we’re called to do as Christians’ via Presbyterian Outlook

New Haven refugee, immigrant services agency to facilitate Afghan evacuees resettlement to Connecticut via NBC Connecticut

 Connecticut prepares for first wave of Afghan refugees to arrive next week via Fox 61

Connecticut officials create task force to help Afghan refugees moving to the state via News 12 Brooklyn

 New Haven refugee, immigrant services agency to facilitate Afghan evacuees resettlement to Connecticut via Fox 61

 States Learning How Many Afghan Evacuees Coming Their Way via NBC Connecticut

300+ Afghan refugees coming to Connecticut, Lamont says via Fairfield Citizen

Woog’s World: Westporters should reach out to Afghan refugees via New Canaan Advertiser

Wave Of Afghan Refugees Expected In Connecticut via WSHU

‘Immigrant Eyes’: Windows to the soul and doors to different perspectives via UConn Daily Campus

New Haven refugee agency leader: Clients stuck in Afghanistan ‘feel like hostages’ via New Haven Register

New Haven nonprofits prepare for influx of Afghan refugees via Yale Daily News

Afghan refugees are coming to Connecticut via WFSB

Local immigrant services group expects to welcome hundreds of Afghans over the next year’ via WFSB

300 Afghan Refugees Expected in Connecticut in Coming Months via US News & World Report

Sen. Blumenthal pushing Congress to get Americans, allies out of Afghanistan via News 8 WTNH

New Haven chef wants family out of Afghanistan; saying ‘there is no work, no food over there’ via New Haven Register

More than 1,000 refugees are expected in CT in next year. These people are helping them via New Haven Register

He was lucky to escape Afghanistan, but many of his relatives, friends and other Afghan allies were left behind… via CNN

Yale program treats refugees’ often dire health problems – and the mental traumas of their pasts via New Haven Register

New Haven non-profit IRIS helps refugees build new lives in CT via News 8 WTNH

Murphy and Blumenthal say U.S. must eliminate red tape to allow more Afghan refugees to enter the country via Hartford Courant

 U.S. to Provide Afghan Evacuees Aid of Up to $2,275 Each via Bloomberg

What’s Next For Afghans Resettling In The U.S. via NPR

The U.S. is providing up to $2,275 in aid for all Afghan evacuees via Fortune

 Refugee Resettlement Efforts Underway As Afghans Arrive in Connecticut via NPR

U.S. Tells Refugee Aid Groups to Get Ready for 50,000 Afghans via Bloomberg

St. John Bosco Parish teens beautified 3 Gather New Haven community gardens/farms… via The Patch

IRIS to present program on refugees at Whiton Branch Library via Hartford Courant

People With Ties to Connecticut Still Stranded in Afghanistan via NBC Connecticut

More than 100 Connecticut residents may be stranded in Afghanistan as U.S. races to evacuate thousands… via Hartford Courant

Agency head: More than 100 CT residents stuck in Afghanistan via Stamford Advocate

Goodwin University and the University of Bridgeport offer housing, education help to new arrivals… via Hartford Courant

Blumenthal, Murphy break with Biden over Afghanistan deadline via CT Mirror

U.S. tells refugee aid groups to get ready for 50,000 Afghans via Seattle Times

Resettled Afghan Frets For Trapped Family via New Haven Independent

Afghan Refugees Arrive In Connecticut As Resettlement Agency Calls For State Assistances via NPR

Ex-Afghan translator says he regrets voting for Biden via CNN

Connecticut Resettlement Organization Prepares For More Refugees via WSHU

Connecticut nonprofit preparing to resettle Afghan refugees who aided U.S. troops via Hartford Courant

New Haven’s IRIS helps refugees from Afghanistan via News 8 WTNH

On World Refugee Day, IRIS Centers Story via Greater New Haven Arts Council

How New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services supports families transitioning to the U.S. via Prism

New Haven agency: Hundreds of new refugees expected in CT, ‘it is a little staggering via New Haven Register

CT group readies for 700 Afghan families via WFSB

Connecticut resettlement agencies preparing to help as many as 1,000 refugees from Afghanistan… via Hartford Courant

White House Says Public Can Do More To Resettle Additional Refugees via Nashville Public Radio

As Afghan Refugees Arrive in U.S., Housing Becomes Key Issue via RisMedia

People in CT Hold Out Hope for Family, Friends Still in Afghanistan Following Airport Attacks via NBC Connecticut

 State, federal offices gear up for Afghan refugee resettlements via CT Insider

Sanctuary Kitchen Builds A Bridge To Afghanistan via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Connecticut mother and son witness Kabul casualties; seek way out of Afghanistan via New Haven Register

CT man escapes Afghanistan with help from 2 state residents via CT Post

‘Failure of American foreign policy of epic scale’ via The Day

Connecticut mother and son witness Kabul casualties; seek way out of Afghanistan via New Haven Register

New Haven Nonprofit Welcomes, Helps Resettle Afghan Refugees via The Patch

Connecticut’s Arab refugees worry about Trump’s re-election via The National News

This is now our country’: They fled Afghanistan, bringing via New Haven Register

A Family Of Afghan Refugees Finds Safety In Connecticut via WSHU

The United States is preparing to receive 50,000 Afghan refugees via Pen Media Inc

Archives: 2020

Archives: 2019

Randall Beach: A day in the life of an IRIS mover via CT Insider

Number of refugees settling in Connecticut remained low in 2019 as Trump administration… via Hartford Courant

Editorial: Each community should show state welcomes refugees via Greenwich Times

Sanctuary Kitchen Serves Up Storytelling via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Film Event Hosted by SIRS & IRIS via The Patch

‘Immigration: The Facts Explained,’ October 18 With IRIS via The Newtown Bee

Mercy Quaye: First day of school jitters for refugee children via The Middletown Press

CT migrant community unsettled by Supreme Court asylum order via CT Insider

Storytellers Raise The Roof For Refugees via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Refugees Gather For Picnic, Connections via New Haven Independent

New Start Ministry Welcomes Afghan Family Seeking Safety via Voices News

Letter: Love your neighbor as yourself via The Wilton Bulletin

 Connecticut officials vow to challenge new federal rule targeting poor immigrants via Hartford Courant

 Public Charge rule for immigrants could be costly for Connecticut via The Day

Seeks Interpreters: New Start Ministry Sponsors Family from Afghanistan via Town Times News

 Religious groups unite in West Hartford against Trump immigration policies via Hartford Courant

Connecticut Advocates Condemn New ‘Public Charge’ Restrictions On Immigrant Assistance via WNPR

Criminal Justice Major Welcomes Immigrants and Refugees to New Haven Community via University of New Haven

Attacks On Legal Immigration via WSHU

Revolution & Resilience, Khartoum To New Haven via Greater New Haven Arts Council 

High anxiety in Connecticut immigrant communities via News 8 WTNH

Connecticut College hosts ‘scholars in exile’ for retreat via The Day

Lights for Liberty vigil on Milford Green Friday via Darien Times

Vigil to protest migrant detention camps planned for Friday at Norwich Harbor via The Day

 Connecticut Lights For Liberty Vigils Spotlight Immigration Detention Policies via WSHU

Hearst donates $250K to Norwalk Hospital via The Hour

 Long Wharf’s New Haven Play Project culminates in 2 shows June 28 & 30 via Greenwich Time

State, Local Leaders React to SCOTUS Ruling on Citizenship Census Question via Greenwich Time

Alumna Chosen for Fellowship with Immigrant Justice Corps via University of New Haven

Sacred to Secular: How Conn. immigrant agency built 50+ jobs coalitions via WGME

Long Wharf Theatre Presents The New Haven Play Project via Broadway World Connecticut

Progressive Tense via Daily Nutmeg

Vigil for New Zealand shooting victims held on New Haven Green via News 8 WTNH

What happens to families still split by the travel ban? via NBC Connecticut

New Haven prayer vigil held for victims of New Zealand mosque attack via New Haven Register

Refugees Craft A Self-Sufficiency Recipe via New Haven Independent 

MSA Participates in Run for Refugees  via Southern News

IRIS Refugee Run Raises Over $100K via New Haven Independent

In Photos: 12th Annual IRIS Run for Refugees 5K via New Haven Register 

Food Change via Daily Nutmeg

Connecticut Public video series features first-person stories of immigration via Current

New Haven hosts the 12th Annual Run for Refugees 5k event via News 8 WTNH

Crossing Borders With Anjali via WNHH Community Radio

Run For Refugees Marks 2nd “Banniversary” via New Haven Independent

Local advocates react ahead of President’s address on immigration via  WFSB

On “Banniversary,” Thousands Get Ready To Run via New Haven Arts Council 

Homecooked via Yale Daily News

Thousands to participate in Run for Refugees this weekend via WFSB

Archives: 2018

The number of refugees resettling in Connecticut dropped sharply in 2018 via Hartford Courant

Kindness in Real Life: Local churches welcome refugees via The Day

 Celebrating Hanukkah in Greater New Haven by honoring other cultures via  New Haven Register

 Yale Bands to jazz up “The Nutcracker” via Yale Daily News

 Craft sale in New Haven to support refugee women via New Haven Register

Local company employs refugees via Yale Daily News

Thousands of refugees in the U.S. celebrate their first Thanksgiving via MSNBC

Refugees’ First Thanksgiving via BuzzFeed News

Native Dishes From Sudan And New Holiday Traditions in Connecticut via WNPR

Pulitzer Prize winners in New Haven share refugee story via New Haven Register

The First Thanksgiving via New York Times

Refugee Story Night Unites Community via The Newtown Bee

“Welcome To The New World,” Stay A While via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Local refuge weighs in on caravan headed to U.S. border via WFSB

Conn. Refugee Agencies Plea To Admit More Immigrants via WSHU

IRIS workshop sheds light on immigration policy, advocacy via Yale Daily News

For Young Leaders, An Eternal Flame Burns Bright via Greater New Haven Arts Council

 At a town forum on immigration, the personal cost stands out via Ridgefield Press

At IRIS, Summer Language Learning Looks To Art via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Forsyth County native leads 12 refugee women on civil rights pilgrimage via Forsynth County News

U.S. Refugee Program ‘In Danger’ Amid Steep Drop In Refugee Arrivals, Advocates Warn via Nashville Public Radio

“Peacebuilders” Hit The New Haven Green via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Mural Unites Israeli, Palestinian Teens via New Haven Independent

Blumenthal: Local IRIS program a better alternative than border detention camps via New Haven Register

Israeli, Palestinian youths, New Haven residents, gather to welcome refugees via New Haven Register

Group Focuses on Acclimating Immigrants to Connecticut Through Education, Support Programs via NBC Connecticut

Refugees in New Haven learn about history of slavery, will tour the South via New Haven Register

Blumenthal: Reuniting immigrant families is better for kids, and more cost-effective via News 8 WTNH

New Haven Area Refugees Share Their Stories In “The American Unicorn” via WNPR

In Their Own Words on World Refugee Day (with Chris George, Cohort 7) via Community Leadership Program

An Immigrant and Refugee Services in the US & The Trump Travel Ban via Urdu VOA

Local refugees react to Supreme Court travel ban ruling via WFSB

CT lawmakers discuss trip to Texas detention center via WFSB

Protesters in New Haven call for elimination of ICE and border patrol via Fox 61

Connecticut Politicians Turn Out To Rally For Immigrant Families via Hartford Courant

World Refugee Festival Brings The Culture Of New Immigrants to New Haven via WSHU

Refugees Unite One Dish At A Time via New Haven Independent

Food, music, rally Saturday in New Haven to support area refugees via New Haven Register

Immigrants In Connecticut Worry About Trump Travel Ban, But Supreme Court Ruling Wins Praise From Others via Hartford Courant

A Refugee’s Story via New Haven Independent

Great Give Ode: In Praise Of The Culturally Appropriate Hot Meal via New Haven Independent

New Haven Documentary Film Festival: 11 Days Of Non-Fiction Movies via Hartford Courant

Immigrants Land On The Greens via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Refugee Resettlement In Connecticut via Comcast Newsmakers

Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Is Already Happening, Immigrant Rights Advocates Say via Nashville Public Radio

Families caught in Trump’s refugee clampdown via BBC News

Bringing people together with public art via New Haven Register

‘Something snapped’ when pastor was praying for refugees via New Haven Register

Local groups help hurricane evacuees via Yale Daily News

 The University of Saint Joseph Announces THE HEALING WORLD PROJECT via Broadway World Connecticut

Symphony of steel fundraises for IRIS via Yale Daily News

Filling The Streets, Thousands Run For Refugees via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Syrian teen refugee flees war zone to life in Connecticut via Pavement Pictures

Connecticut swears in new immigrants as Trump toughens against them via New Haven Register

Thousands to lace up sneakers to ‘Run for Refugees’ in New Haven via WFSB

Blumenthal: He would compromise on a border wall if protections promised for DACA recipients via New Haven Register

 Thousands Attend 11th Annual Run for Refugees in New Haven via NBC Connecticut

Run For Refugees in New Haven On Super Bowl Sunday via NBC Connecticut

Blumenthal To Refugee Kids: “We’re Proud Of You” via New Haven Independent

Refugee students take part in education program via News 8 WTNH

New London forum on refugee resettlement features thriving families via The Day

 Trump’s Promise To End Visa Lottery And Family-Sponsored Immigration Draws Fire via Hartford Courant

Refugee run sees large turnout via Yale Daily News

Syrian refugee family lives, thrives on School Sisters’ Connecticut campus via Global Sisters Report

Newtown refugee aid group hopes for new family to resettle via Danbury News Times

Head of leading refugee aid group to attend forum in New London via  The Day

Lunch With A New American via New Haven Independent

Grandparents Seek Travel Ban Break via New Haven Independent

Hundreds gather on travel ban anniversary via Yale Daily News

Archives: 2017

Letter to the editor: Refugees strive to contribute to America via New Haven Register

Register Person of the Year: Chris George, leader in refugee resettlement via New Haven Register

Refugees sell clothes at holiday sale via Yale Daily News

Muslim refugee teaches Hanukkah doughnut-making at New Haven synagogue via New Haven Register

Malloy praises New Haven-based IRIS for refugee relocation via New Haven Register

Their Story Is Our Story via Greater New Haven Arts Council

On Election Day, A Refugee Anniversary via  Greater New Haven Arts Council

City Spokes via Yale Herald

IRIS holds refugee English lessons via Yale Daily News

In Small Quarters, A Business Takes Off via  Greater New Haven Arts Council

Middletown Rotary to host performance on refugees via The Middletown Press

Syrian Family Finds Refuge in Waterbury via US News

Connecticut’s Refugee Organizations Say Trump’s New Refugee Cap Is ‘Shameful’ via Hartford Courant

Opponents Of Trump’s Travel Ban In Connecticut Predict Newest Version Will Fail via Hartford Courant

A new haven for immigrants via The Quinnipiac Chronicle

IRIS puts up refugee exhibition via Yale Daily News

Volunteers welcome at upcoming Danbury Area Refugee Assistance meeting via  NewsTimes

Refugees Get “Unpacked” At Artspaces via Greater New Haven Arts Council

Refugee experience in the spotlight with concert, art exhibit at Artspace in New Haven via New Haven Register

A Lifetime of Expression: Syrian Artist’s Work Speaks of the Human Condition via West Hartford LIFE

CitySeed’s New Haven Sanctuary Kitchen breaks cultural barriers via New Haven Register

Non-profits to showcase refugee stories in theater performance via Yale Daily News

Culinary Traditions, Cultures, and Stories Shared by Sanctuary Kitchen though Food from the Heart via Zip06

Refugee Resettlement Agency Launches ‘Mommy And Me’ ESL Program via WSHU

Sen. Blumenthal meets refugees at summer learning English class in New Haven via News 8 WTNH

New Haven IRIS program helps refugee moms, kids learn together via New Haven Register

President Trump Throws Support Behind Merit-Based Immigration Proposal via  NBC Connecticut

Stories from home: Arabic-language books for local refugee children via Connecticut College

Revised Travel Ban Frustrates Head Of New Haven Refugee Resettlement Group via WNPR

CT leaders discuss impact of refugees on state economy via WFSB

“Coming to Connecticut” forum explored complexities of resettling refugees via Yale Macmillian Center

Worries grow about Trump’s travel ban via Danbury News Times

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect via Reuters

With 3 Words, Supreme Court Opens a World of Uncertainty for Refugees via  NY Times

Appearance on Community Works via NHTV

Refugees Are Welcome, and It Should Stay That Way via Niskanen Center

Maher’s Story via  Google

This Mom Came to the US for a Better Life for Her Children via NowThisNews

Caring for New Haven’s refugees via Yale School of Medicine

For Refugees in U.S., Freedom’s Just Another Word for Self-Reliance via  Real Clear Investigations

Young Refugees Find Their Key via New Haven Independent

Syrian Refugees Speak About New Life In Connecticut via Hartford Courant

Resettlement agency works to shine light on refugee vetting process via The Day

Educating the public, talking about the refugee vetting process via News 8 WTNH

Conversation On Syrian Refugees Set For May 11 via Hartford Courant

Rage Giving’ Fills Coffers Of Groups Opposing Trump via Hartford Courant

Yale group hosts refugee poetry festival via Yale Daily News

Syrian Refugees Laud U.S. Strike and, in ‘New Emotion,’ Trump via NY Times

Syrian family reacts to US airstrike via Fox 61

With a broken heart, a Syrian refugee in Conn. talks about a brutal week via News 8 WTNH

Syrian refugees in CT speak out after recent attacks via WFSB

Dinner With a Message via Brandford Eagle

Refugee Family Grateful for New Life in Branford via Brandford Eagle

Lyme-Old Lyme community looks to welcome another refugee family via The Day

A Syrian Family in Trump’s America via Moment Magazine

IRIS New Haven responds to revised Trump travel ban via Yale Daily News

Misdiagnosed: Why We Oppose The Refugee Ban via Huffington Post

After Chaotic Entry Into the U.S., Syrian Refugee Settles In via WNYC Public Radio

Attorneys, Refugee Advocates Clash With Trump On Revised Immigration Order via WSHU

Iraqi refugee shares story of resettlement in America via Fox 61

From war-torn Syria to snowy prep school, Syrian refugees seek education in Vermont via Connecticut Public Radio

Refugees, Advocates Face Uncertain Times via Hartford Courant

Local Sudanese Refugee Tells Story In D.C. via New Haven independent

From war-torn Syria to snowy prep school, Syrian refugees seek education in Vermont via Connecticut Public Radio

“A New America” Speaks via  New Haven Independent

NMS Establishes Fund For New Refugees via New Haven Independent

Record number of people sign up for annual Run for Refugees via CBS Evening News

Wo die Angst den Kürzeren zieht via Süddeutsche Zeitung

Sold-out Run for Refugees turns into march, rally at New Haven Green via New Haven Register

Thousands Run, March, Rally For Refugees via New Haven Independent

‘Run For Refugees’ Breaks Attendance Record via WSHU

Run for Refugees sees record-breaking numbers via Yale Daily News

Record turn out for 10th Annual IRIS Run for Refugees 5K in New Haven via News 8 WTNH 

Record Number Sign up for Run for Refugees in New Haven via NBC Connecticut

Refugee Group Expects To ‘Get Back To Work’ After Executive Order Halted via Hartford Courant

Refugees find welcome in New Haven, but fear gates will be closed to others via New Haven Register

Record numbers for race to benefit refugees after travel ban via Fox News

Refugees Endure On The Strength Of Hope via Hartford Courant

Annual Run for Refugees in New Haven sees enrollment boost via New Haven Register

Refugees arriving at New Haven’s Tweed likely last for a while, amid ban via New Haven Register

Refugee Resettlement Project Not Immediately Affected By Trump’s Executive Order via The Newtown Bee

Run for Refugees gains ground after President Trump’s Executive Order via News 8 WTNH

Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based on Facts, Not Fear via New York Times

Refugees are already vigorously vetted. I know because I vetted them via The Washington Post

Honey, Soap and Towels: Signs of Welcome a Refugee Family Won’t See via New York Times

Refugee run draws record entries via Yale Daily News

New Canaan Mom Won’t Let Trump’s Ban Stop Efforts To Help Refugees via Stamford Daily Voice

Refugee Agencies Race Against Time To Beat Trump Immigration Ban via Nashville Public Radio

Yale responds to Trump’s executive order on immigration via Yale News

Meet some of the last refugees welcomed to America before Trump’s ban via Vice News

Trump ban on refugees, immigrants could have ‘domino effect’ say locals via Fox61

Branford Church Organizing Candlelight Vigil for Refugees via Zip06

Ban on New Refugees Affects Those Already Here via Public News Service

1,500 Take Stand Against Trump’s Ban via New Haven Independent

Refugee benefit concert fills Battell Chapel via Yale Daily News

Immigrant Students Speak Of Fear, Find Solidarity At Vigil Attended By Hundreds via Hartford Courant

Connecticut Responds to Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration via WNPR

Local refugees react to Trump’s executive order on immigration via News 8 WTNH

Defending an American Tradition, Communities Welcome Syrian Refugees via Center for American Progress

Law Students Help Halt Deportations via New Haven Independent

Trump Administration Halts Refugee Resettlement Interviews via Yahoo News

Trump’s ban on refugees is already having global consequences via Vice News

Organization helping refugees raises concerns over executive orders via WFSB

New Haven Refugee Agency Speaks Out On Expected Immigration Bans via WSHU

Archives: 2016

Tour of IRIS Offices via Now This News

New England Readies For Trump’s Refugee Plans via New Hampshire Public Radio

IRIS To Trump: Come Meet Our Refugees via New Haven Independent

Yale joins nationwide campus walkouts demanding ‘sanctuary campus’ policy cooperation via New Haven Register

Connecticut Waits To See If Trump Will Deliver On Campaign Promises via Hartford Courant

Refugee Aid Group Hopeful Its Work Can Continue Under Trump via WSHU

Refugees to receive Thanksgiving welcome via Yale Daily News

For Syrian Refugees In Connecticut, A Helping Hand From Private Volunteers via Nashville Public Radio

New Milford group forms to help resettle refugees via NewsTimes

Norwich volunteer group sponsors Norwich’s first Syrian refugee family via The Day

Resettlement efforts translate to smiles as refugees give thanks via The Day

Meeting to address helping refugee family via The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Ridgefield Synagogue To Spotlight Refugee Crisis In Yom Kippur Service via Ridgefield Daily Voice

Syrian refugees find hope in New Jersey, pray for loved ones still living in horror… via New York Daily News

New England welcomed nearly 650 Syrian refugees in past year via Concord Media

Congregations come together to house Syrian refugee family via  Westport News

New York Boy Writes to Obama, Offers to House Refugee via NBC Connecticut

Community groups are key part of Connecticut refugee effort via CT Post

Refugee organization says 100% more settled in Connecticut this year vs. 2015 via Fox61

Syrians Strain Resettlement Agencies via The Wall Street Journal

After Warm Welcome, Syrian Family Struggles in Connecticut via Voice of America

Museum spotlights refugee artists via Yale Daily News

Yale Students Volunteer at IRIS via Yale Daily News

Group forms to welcome refugees via News Times

Lawmaker Meets With Local Advocates For Refugees via Hartford Courant

Deborah Amos story on Syrian refugee family via Nashville Public Radio

Refugee Resettlement Committee-Ridgefield (RRCR) to hold informational meeting via Ridgefield’s Hamlet Hub

More war refugees finding safety in Connecticut via News 8 WTNH

Connecticut Set to Take In Record Number of Refugees via WNPR

Trump ignored facts with dig at Merkel’s refugee policy: German minister via Reuters

Hebron, Manchester groups seek housing for refugee families via Journal Enquirer

The Interfaith Partnership For Refugee Resettlement: Offering Hope To Strangers via The Newtown Bee

Safe from Syria war, family embracing new home in Ledyard via The Day

‘Now I Feel Comfortable’: Syrian Refugee Shares Journey of Resettling in New Haven via  NBC Connecticut

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