Header-Blog2

Opting Out

Last week, the governor of Texas opted out of the refugee resettlement program, making Texas the only state to do so.

Read More

Happy Karen New Year

While we in the USA recently celebrated the start to the year 2020, the Karen people (from Burma) are celebrating the year 2759 according to their traditional calendar.

Read More

Buddhist Lent

Life is unfolding with all of its colors and smells and sounds, and yet it is so easy to miss it all! We’re so busy and distracted.

Read More

A Common Purpose

We have members from multiple local churches and denominations sitting side-by-side, putting differences aside for the shared goal of blessing the refugees who live in our city.

Read More

Dialogue with the Chin

This was a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hear directly from Chin people about their experiences here, and about what needs and hopes they have!

Read More

Community Liaisons

As we seek to amplify the quieted voices of the displaced, we must learn whose voices speak with authority.

Read More

Sincerely, Ardo

So many people in our world today talk about refugees—both positively and negatively. But how many are sitting down at their kitchen tables?

Read More

Resettlement Timeline

In the previous post, I talked about the refugee resettlement—how it’s the least-preferred of several options. Today, I outline the rough timeline refugees face during their first five years in the USA. At the end, I mention how we can help refugees through relational language exposure.   Timeline When a refugee has been assigned to…

Read More

Resettlement: the least-preferred option

US Refugee Resettlement Journey

The refugee journey is long and winding. In the previous post, it was mentioned that 50% of refugees have been displaced from their homes for over 10 years. Refugee camps and urban centers around the world are overflowing with people who were displaced decades before. They’ve birthed their children in those tents. Then, after 3 or…

Read More

© 2020 Refugee Language Project. All rights reserved.