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Now it is critical that elected officials know that refugees and immigrants are welcome in New Jersey. Here are three ways you can help:
1. Call 1-866-961-4293 to be connected to your congressional representatives. Visit GreaterAs1.org for information on talking points and tips.
2. Write an email to the White House sharing your support: http://whitehouse.gov/contact
3. Follow CWS Jersey City and CWS Immigration and Refugee Program on Facebook to receive up-to-date information and action alerts.
Please spread the word!
Since early 2015, CWS Jersey City has fast become a center for the resettlement of refugees in diverse and vibrant communities across Northern New Jersey.
CWS Jersey City provides comprehensive case management and employment services aimed at empowering newly arrived refugees to build a foundation for long-term self-sufficiency and success in the United States. Services for refugees include basic needs support, case management, cultural orientation, health access assistance and intensive job preparation and placement services.
We connect local organizations, communities of faith, and committed individuals to our work supporting immigrants and refugees
We provide assistance to refugees and immigrants arriving throughout the Garden State
We work to keep families together and help individuals through their journey to become new Americans
CWS Jersey City is part of the CWS Network, which works to assist refugees both around the world and in the Garden State. Our approach both looks to local communities, and to the wider world as we seek to engage with newly arriving refugees starting again in the United States.