“Surely, the U.S. can help children in this crisis”, by Angie Plummer, Executive Director, Community Refugee and Immigration Services – published August 2, 2014 in The Columbus Dispatch

Our ability to assist refugees is critically at risk.  Please help us advocate to Congress that it must replenish the reprogrammed funds for refugee services to ensure that the U.S. fulfills the promise we made to refugees who are currently here and who are in the process of being resettled to the United States. Click here for how you can help.

ORR funding plea

*Updated Action Alert

*ORR Funding Alert


We are proud to introduce Sowdo’s Story, produced by one of CRIS’s partners, Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM), which features CRIS staff member, Sowdo Mohamud.  Join EMM’s awareness campaign, #ShareTheJourney.

Sowdo’s Story from Episcopal Migration Ministries on Vimeo.


CRIS’ 5K Run4Refugees – April 26, 2014

CRIS thanks all of our 200+ participants, as well as our sponsors, donors, and supporters who were a part of making this year’s Run4Refugees a huge success!

We can’t wait to see you all again next year.


Bhutanese Refugees in the United States

Family Reunification