Posts Tagged ‘community’

Hiring Interpreters

We have been blessed with the opportunity to hire nine interpreters to work at the health department for the next month!

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The Lion’s Share

We met with 37 Somali leaders in order to collect their thoughts and ideas regarding four primary areas of concern.

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Table Talk in Other Cities

This summer as we take a break from our local programs, we are celebrating the fact that hundreds of people around the country have come into contact with refugees for the first time as a result of our work. Not only has Table Talk run three times here in Amarillo, but it’s also taken place…

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Revised Travel Ban and Amarillo’s Refugees

The Trump Administration’s revised travel ban went into effect last night. This temporary travel restriction prevents certain foreign nationals from entering the USA if they cannot prove they have a bona fide relationship with a school or job, or with a narrowly-defined list of close relatives. The restriction applies to residents of Libya, Syria, Yemen,…

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Why the Refugee Language Project?

Why does Amarillo need the Refugee Language Project? This article answers that question. Some were blind, or couldn’t read, or had never grasped the language. When they got too old to work, they became dependent on relatives or fellow immigrants. No one wanted that fate. Learning English, as Elia knew, was not just a key…

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