Autumn on 05/08/2017
Hundreds of volunteers, staff and partner organizations joined Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSS/NCA) in celebration, solidarity and service to celebrate 100 years of LSS/NCA. Into the Streets was a bold demonstration of the good that can be accomplished and the impact that can be created through collaboration, commitment and common goals.
Posted on 03/23/2017
Mamadou Sy, LSS/NCA Executive Director of Refugee Services, joined Princeton University for their discussion on "Faith Based Approaches to Forced Migration" Watch it here.
Posted on 03/20/2017
Hashmatulla, 30, worked as an interpreter with U.S. forces in Afghanistan for about eight years, but after people he knew were killed by the Taliban, he became worried about his family’s safety and decided to leave. It took about two years for the family to get visas to come to the U.S. --WAMU 88.5 follows the Rasooly Family, refugees welcomed by LSS/NCA.
Posted on 03/15/2017
Tragically, U.S. immigration enforcement policies have compounded the vulnerabilities of families and protection-seeking migrants. Instead of promoting family unity, we as a nation are breaking families apart.
Posted on 01/27/2017
President Trump signs Executive Order barring all persons from certain terror-prone countries from entering the United States for 90 days and suspends the US Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days, among other measures.