ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico is home to a good amount of asylum seekers and refugees. Several groups are working in Albuquerque are working to make the transition for them smooth.

Ann Setterlun is a Family Liaison through Albuquerque FaithWorks, an non-profit organization of local faith congregations working in the community to help with short and long-term needs of asylum seekers, refugees and people experiencing homelessness. She is a regular volunteer with Albuquerque Asylum Seekers Welcome. This is a group of local volunteers that assist asylum seekers traveling through U.S. cities to meet the family and friends who have agreed to sponsor them during their asylum application process.

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