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Blog → May 30, 2022

Top of Mind: Making Room for Refugees

Jevtic Somlai Elizabeta
Liz Jevtic-Somlai

TSOS Associate Director, Liz Jevtic Somlai, was interviewed by Julie Rose on the Top of Mind podcast: Making Room for Refugees.

"I was what I like to call the 'non-sexy' refugee, because I didn't fit the profile of the media. And no one listened to any of my story."

Listen to the full podcast here.

Thank you to BYU radio and Top of Mind for interviewing Liz and for highlighting refugee stories.

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Voice Your Support for Afghan Adjustment

The Afghan Adjustment (AA) has been reintroduced in both the House (H.R.4627) and the Senate (S.2327) of the United States by a bipartisan group of legislators. We invite you to join us in honoring our promise to our Afghan allies by urging your representatives to pass the Afghan Adjustment!

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We interviewed Elizabeth Gregg as part of our World Refugee Day event. Elizabeth was first connected with the refugee cause through a Facebook post. One of her friends was creating a sponsor circle for the influx of refugees coming to their community of Seattle, WA. After deciding that participation was possible for their family, Elizabeth got involved.

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As part of our World Refugee Day Event, we had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Uzma Jafri. She fills many roles, including physician, business owner, medical director, and most importantly, mother of four. It was during the first few months of her fourth child’s life when Dr. Jafri became interested in refugees. During the countless sleepless nights that accompany newborns, Dr. Jafri would watch coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis. Dr. Jafri felt a pull to help those in the crisis.

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