YWCA Tulsa shares welcoming message toward immigrants, refugees with new campaign

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • YWCA started a new campaign geared toward refugees and immigrants.
  • "Tulsa Welcomes" provides signs, window stickers that read "This home welcomes newcomers".
  • Proceeds support YWCA's immigrant and refugee program.
  • WATCH FOX23 Lynn Casey's full report above.

As Americans wait for revised executive orders on traveling and immigrants coming into the United States, Green Country immigrant communities are expressing uncertainty about the future.

YWCA Tulsa is kicking off a new campaign that may look like a play on political yard signs, but organizers say the message is only “kindness”.

The organization is offering yard and window signs that say “this home welcomes newcomers”. They also have them for businesses.

WATCH: Federal immigration enforcement impact in Green Country

Officials says YWCA immigrant and refugee programs were flooded with calls over the last couple of months from concerned people.

They’ve also received many calls from people asking how they can help.

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