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January 19, 2023

“Washington, D.C. — Today, more than 200 diverse organizations are signaling their support for the Welcome Corps, a new U.S. government community service program that allows everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world—representing the boldest innovation in refugee resettlement in more than 40 years, grounded in the generosity and compassion of American communities.

Over the last year, Americans from every corner of the country have stepped up to welcome first Afghans, then Ukrainians, and then people in need of safety from our own hemisphere, including Venezuelans, Haitians, Cubans, and Nicaraguans. Now, with the launch of the Welcome Corps, the U.S. government is making it possible for Americans to sponsor refugees from all around the world…”

Read the full press release here: Press | 200+ Organizations Signal Support for the Welcome Corps, New Service Opportunity for Private Refugee Sponsorship

To learn more about the Welcome Corps, visit their website here: Welcome Corps – Sponsoring Refugees. Strengthening Communities.