Following the withdrawal of American troops in Afghanistan, this new initiative, Welcome.US, allows Americans to easily donate money to frontline organizations, host families or provide essential services.
Once Maryland’s largest incoming refugee population, the Burmese are arriving in smaller and smaller numbers — a trend likely to continue given President Barack Obama’s lifting of sanctions against Myanmar last month.
The crisis in Syria may seem a world away as it approaches its fourth year. Thousands of innocent civilians have died in the crossfire and more than 3 million Syrians have been forced from their homes. For one Maryland man,…
With more than 3 million refugees created during the ongoing Syrian crises, Ahmad Beetar, a journalist displaced from Syria, tells his story of how he made his way to Glenmont, and what it’s like to adjust to a different life.