Sun, Feb 20|
Forum: Afghan Refugee Resettlement in Portland
David Duea, CEO of LCS Northwest, discusses the work LCS is doing to help hundreds of Afghan refugees in Portland.
Time & Location
Feb 20, 2022, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Trinity Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97209, USA
About the Event
(Hybrid) A wave of refugees from Afghanistan is currently flowing into the United States. Lutheran Community Services Northwest, a local agency committed to helping these refugees as they arrive in the Northwest, is ramping up services, programs and staffing to meet this historic moment.
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In the past year, they’ve resettled more than 80 Afghan allies with Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) in the Puget Sound and Portland regions In the wake of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan – and they are planning to assist hundreds more who are desperate to flee their Taliban-controlled country, including many whose immigration status is less secure. Join us as we learn more about what is being done for these victims of war.