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Reunited at last as the U.S. welcomes more refugees

Sifa, a refugee who escaped violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, had not seen her husband Kakule in 7 years—until now. The couple and their children are finally together again in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The IRC team that helped make their reunion happen was there for the long-awaited moment.

After Americans spoke up, President Biden agreed to lift a Trump-era limit on refugees, reuniting families like Sifa and Kakule's—and potentially many more—in the safety of the United States.

Watch their story and share this video if you, too, stand to make #RefugeesWelcome.