Refugee Services

Catholic Charities reporting first Afghan arrival in Central Missouri

October 28, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website If you have a “mother-in-law room,” bed and breakfast or even a…

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Dioceses prepare to welcome first Afghans starting new lives in U.S.

September 17, 2021

This story originally appeared in the National Catholic Reporter. Read the full story online: National Catholic Reporter website Sep 16, 2021 by Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News ServiceJusticeParish Patrick Raglow and the resettlement…

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‘Growing Together’ event series features immigrant stories, cuisine

September 16, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Missourian Website In a scene out of a culinary daydream, a small but engaged group of Columbians…

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Local organizations are preparing to resettle Afghan refugees. Here’s what you can do to help.

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in The Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website As President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline looms for completing the U.S. withdrawal from…

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Nonprofit stands ready to assist, integrate refugees

August 31, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website Afghan refugees could begin arriving in Central Missouri this week.The nonprofit agency…

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Mid-Missouri agency prepares for refugee resettlement

August 28, 2021

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the full story online: KOMU Website COLUMBIA — With the unrest in Afghanistan, a resettlement agency in Columbia is preparing for refugees.  “The time…

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Mid-Missouri agency preparing for possible influx of refugees from Afghanistan

August 28, 2021

This story originally aired on KJLU. View the full story online: KJLU Website Following reports of unrest and emergency situation in Afghanistan, one mid-Missouri agency is preparing to help.  Catholic…

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Unrest in Afghanistan could affect refugee situation in mid-Missouri

August 18, 2021

This story originally appeard on KMIZ. Read the full story online: KMIZ Website By Lucas Geisler Published August 17, 2021  Unrest in Afghanistan could affect refugee situation in mid-Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)…

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Local refugee resettlement agency celebrates World Refugee Day

June 21, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website World Refugee Day was celebrated a day early on Saturday with an event for…

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Avenue of escape: The most refugee arrivals in Columbia have come from Myanmar

June 21, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website Earlier this month, Ma May Si sat on a stool in the back room…

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