Broad coalition launches effort to help resettle Afghan refugees; Hogan urges aid

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.

Maryland Burmese refugee arrival numbers shrinking

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.

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

As Maryland’s international population grows, some reach out, others worry

Maryland Refugee Programs Await Syrians

Various Maryland programs are readying for Syrian refugees, but there is little public awareness such help exists.

Syrian Journalist Finds New Home in Maryland

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,…

Syrian Resettlement to U.S. Limited by Security Issues, Process

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.