How Does the American Red Cross Help Asylum Seekers and Migrants?

4/8/19 The American Red Cross has several different programs to assist people in different situations. Disaster relief: During natural disasters or other emergencies, people who have disaster-related needs can access Red Cross services. regardless of immigration status. The Red Cross does not ask families to show identification in order to stay in our shelters.
Our Restoring Family Links program provides peace of mind to thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in the US by helping them reconnect with their families abroad.
The American Red Cross will also help reconnect family members who have lost touch with their loved ones during migration. Some of the organizations we are working with include Catholic Charities, Gathering Humanity, and Annunciation House.