Rapid Response: Reuniting Migrant Families in Albuquerque

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On Friday, July 20th, we were asked by Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) to provide emergency services to 300 immigrant families in Albuquerque, NM who were separated under the short-lived family separation policy. Overnight we organized the team in our Albuquerque office and sent additional help from our Denver office so we could begin receiving families today. …

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Crisis at the Border – LFSRM Ready to Serve Children If/When Needed

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Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFS) has served children through trauma-informed foster care, adoption, assessment, counseling, and prevention services for over 70 years. Since 2007, we have been the only organization authorized to provide care to Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) in Colorado. URMs are overseas children under the age of 18 who have been granted …

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Top Ten Ways To Care for Yourself

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By Gary Barg, Editor-in-Chief caregiver.com 1. Keep a journal. Start today. Describe your fears as well as your hopes, the reality of what each day is like. Do not be afraid to write about the losses, big or small. 2. Stick with your journal. Let yourself record the little victories, go back and review the earlier months …

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Refugee Women of Denver Newsletter: Issue No. 1

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The LFS Refugee & Asylee Program is proud to present the first issue of the Refugee Women of Denver newseltter. This newsletter celebrates the lives and stories of refugee women from our communities and shares relevant resources, information and events. Read more.

More States Consider Physician-Assisted Death

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“Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me… but would have taken so much more.” Brittany Maynard posted that message to friends …

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