Open Immigration with Closed Borders-Community Symposium

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
First Congregational United Church of Christ – Elgin, 256 E. Chicago Street, Elgin, IL, 60120

Kim Snoddy, Senior Manager of Co-Sponsorship & Housing, Refugee One
Mira Jan Darwish, RefugeeOne Client

Representatives from RefugeeOne will share information on the United States resettlement program and the changes that are happening under the current administration. You will hear how for more than 35 years RefugeeOne has provided opportunities for refugees who have fled war, terror and persecution and how they help them build new lives of safety dignity and self-reliance here in America. Mira Jan Darwish one of RefugeeOne’s clients will share how RefugeeOne and First Congregational Church of Elgin, through a co-sponsorship program, helped him and his family begin their life in this foreign land.

Join us for a free dinner at 5:00 pm. followed by our speaker at 5:30 p.m.

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