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Our shared prosperity relies on the innovation and creativity of people who come from all over the world, all walks of life, and all faiths and cultural traditions. Providing protection to those seeking safety from violence and persecution is one of our nation’s proudest and longest standing traditions. It represents who we are as a people. Welcoming America strongly ...

Welcoming in a New Era

January 19, 2017

Photo by Rick Obst licensed under CC BY 2.0

By David Lubell, founder and executive director of Welcoming America During this time of great uncertainty and fear for so many, all of us at Welcoming America stand shoulder to shoulder with you in our belief that welcoming must be an essential part of our collective future. Making sure all Americans – including immigrants – are able to participate fully in our ...

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Stay-at-home mom Becca Clary found common ground with Sudanese refugee Fatima Bakhit through a cultural exchange program at Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Not only has Becca helped Fatima feel welcome in her new home and learn English, she also has gained a friend.  Building a nation of neighbors starts right where you are: in your community, and there are ways ...

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We are here for you

November 10, 2016

The last few days have been difficult for so many in our country. To the one in four Americans who is an immigrant or the child of an immigrant - this is your home, you belong here, and we fight alongside you. To families who fear being torn apart by deportations - our country must be better than that. To ...

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