Stories on U.S. immigration and policies. Also international developments on immigration.
That’s the lowest number of admissions a president has set since the refugee resettlement program started in the 1980s.
Drop in refugee admissions met with outcry from faith-based resettlement agencies
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Sept. 27, 2019 (RNS) — The Trump administration’s announcement that it would once again slash refugee admissions to the United States to unprecedented lows was metRead More
Global Christian humanitarian organization mourns the proposed Presidential Determination and urges the White House not to abandon refugees
World Relief Denounces Proposed FY2020 Refugee Cap of 18,000
BALTIMORE, Md. – Today, the Trump administration announced its intention to set a refugee ceiling of just 18,000 for FY 2020. World Relief strongly opposes this cut to the nation’sRead More
“The U.S. should lead the world, not leave the world..."
Former Ambassador, Other Leaders Voice Support for Refugees
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 10, 2019 — A former ambassador, a faith leader, an advocate and a former refugee called for robust refugee resettlement on a press call today, and underscoredRead More
World Relief formally expressed its disagreement with the proposed rule...
World Relief Opposes Department of Homeland Security’s Final Public Charge Rule
BALTIMORE, Md., Aug. 14, 2019 – This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a final rule clarifying who will be restricted from legal immigration to the U.S. onRead More
But an increasingly vocal band of advocates and experts says the Trump administration’s policies have failed to address many of the challenges faced by Christians...
Trump aims to protect persecuted Christians, but some aren’t sure he’s helping
by: Jack Jenkins July 25, 2019 (RNS) — Just weeks into President Trump’s first term, David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network asked the businessman-turned-politician whether he would make theRead More