“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

When a refugee family arrives in the United States, how much support do they really have? How much time ticks away before they need to figure out how to survive alone, and what hurdles do they have to overcome?

Riding for Refugees: Cyclist is inspired by grandfather’s journey

Riding for Refugees: Cyclist is inspired by grandfather’s journey

Zaki Hadrami’s upcoming 100-mile bike rides benefiting refugees sound daunting—until he starts talking about the journeys the refugees and migrants themselves take. Like his grandfather. That puts it all in perspective.
Zaki’s grandfather’s journey started at age 10 in his native Yemen. The little boy’s father had gone to live in Indonesia, and he sent for his son. The 10-year-old headed out alone with enough money to get him to the border with Saudi Arabia, where he had to work selling gas for a year before he could travel to Indonesia to look for his father.

ISLAMIC RELIEF USA’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REVISED EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS

ISLAMIC RELIEF USA’S STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REVISED EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS

Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) joins other humanitarian organizations in adamantly opposing President Trump’s March 6 executive order that halts the U.S. refugee resettlement program, significantly reduces annual entry of refugees, and temporarily bans entry into the United States by citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.

Music Video Shows Refugees in a Different Light: Free

Music Video Shows Refugees in a Different Light: Free

When you think of refugees, you might think of sad people, downtrodden and stressed. The new music video Free, involving Islamic Relief USA’s creative director, might just turn your views upside down.

20,000 Orphan Milestone Reached; Rupa Thanks You

20,000 Orphan Milestone Reached; Rupa Thanks You

That’s the difference orphan sponsorship makes to one family. IRUSA sponsors are now making this kind of difference times 20,000. Last month, we reached a new milestone together — 20,000 orphans sponsored at once for the first time ever. We thank you!