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April 1, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2019 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 202.733.5151 TAKE ACTION NOW CWS Denounces Trump Administration’s Unwillingness to Meet Its Refugee Resettlement Goal Halfway through the fiscal year, refugee admissions lag far behind where they should be Washington, D.C. – Church World Service today denounced the administration for failing to keep pace with its own fiscal year 2019 refugee …
March 29, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2019 CONTACT: email@example.com CWS Richmond Office to Close in September 2019 CWS will continue to advocate with refugees and immigrants in Virginia to rebuild the U.S. refugee resettlement program Richmond, VA—Church World Service today announced that its refugee resettlement office in Richmond, Virginia will be closing at the end of September at the close of the …
March 26, 2019
Situation Deadly flooding has devastated communities across Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri in the last few weeks. People have been forced to leave their homes, farmland is underwater and the estimated economic cost is staggering. As The New York Times reported on March 25, “Already the flooding along the Missouri River and its tributaries has caused at least $3 billion damage and …
February 15, 2019
Please keep our neighbors in Haiti in your thoughts and prayers. We are grateful to report that CWS staff in Haiti are safe, but our programs and the communities that we work with have been greatly impacted by the ongoing protests and increased insecurity. Due to the road blockades and lack of transportation around the country, our staff are unable …
CWS Launches Call Center to Connect Asylum Seekers Released from Detention with Resources in Local Communities
January 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2019 CONTACT: Mary Elizabeth Margolis | firstname.lastname@example.org CWS Launches Call Center to Connect Asylum Seekers Released from Detention with Resources in Local Communities New York City– Church World Service today announced the launch of the CWS Resource Call Center to connect refugee families after they are released from immigration detention with support for their …