Church World Service is the relief, development and refugee assistance ministry of 35 Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican denominations in the United States. The Immigration and Refugee Program of Church World Service (CWS/IRP) is an ecumenical family empowering churches to show hospitality to strangers, that is, to immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers and other uprooted people in the United States and around the world.
Episcopal Migration Ministries offers assistance in resettling refugees throughout the United States in dioceses which seek to be a part of the resettlement program. EMM assists many refugees and immigrants on an individual basis.
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a department of the United Nations Secretariat mandated to promote and protect the enjoyment and full realization, by all people, of all rights established in the Charter of the United Nations and in international human rights laws and treaties. The mandate includes preventing human rights violations, securing respect for all human rights, promoting international cooperation to protect human rights, coordinating related activities throughout the United Nations and strengthening and streamlining the United Nations system in the field of human rights.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services includes links to immigration forms, laws and regulations and field office information. Formerly known as the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
The Refugee Council USA is a coalition of U.S. non-governmental organizations focused on refugee protection.
This TEDxBuffalo talk is a thoughtful 18-minute discussion relating to the work that Journey’s End Refugee Services does every day. Staff members took the stage at TEDxBuffalo 2013 to let the world know about why people who have been driven from their country are making the long journey to Buffalo, and how they enrich our community once they’re here.