IRC in the News
TUCSON - Oppression in Ethiopia, imprisonment, years in a refugee camp, and a family torn apart. It all happened to one refugee, his one Christmas wish, to be reunited, with his wife and son.
A bright red double-decker bus delivered holiday gifts to refugee families on Saturday. With the help of London Bus Company, the International Rescue Committee assembled more than 30 volunteers to load and deliver gifts to refugees.
With the presidential election behind us, attention has turned to the impending “fiscal cliff”. By New Year’s Day, the Obama Administration and Congress must identify $1.2 trillion in savings between spending cuts, revenue increases and entitlement reform. Otherwise, most federal programs will be cut by a staggering 8.2 percent.