Refugee Stories; Rhode Island

Upcoming Events:


Imam Farid Ansari, invites all Rhode Islanders to visit a mosque in the coming weeks. “Come see who we are and what we’re about,” he said. The first open house will be held this Saturday, December 19, from 1 to 3 pm, at the Islamic Center of Rhode Island, 39 Haskins St, Providence. The public is warmly invited. For more information, please call Imam Farid Ansari at (401) 274-3986 or Rev. Dr. Don Anderson at the Rhode Island State Council of Churches (401) 578-5558.


The Call; Area Syrians Appreciative of State’s Support

Faith Leaders Rally in Support of Syrian Refugees at the Capitol

Rhode Island Public Radio; Bishop Tobin Supports Admitting Syrian Refugees; Some Lawmakers Disagree

Rhode Island Public Radio; Lawmakers, Residents Rally For and Against Syrian Refugee Resettlement

WJAR 10; Minister, mufti: Americans misunderstand Islam

Rhode Island State Council of Churches statement from Faith and Order Commission; On Islamophobia


Refugee Resettlement Organizations

Immigration And Refugee Services

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island