Stories on U.S. immigration and policies. Also international developments on immigration.
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
“The U.S. refugee resettlement and placement program is the crown jewel of America’s humanitarian program,”....
World Relief Strongly Condemns the Trump Administration for its Reported Plan to Abandon Persecuted Christians and Other Refugees
BALTIMORE, Md. , July 18, 2019 – Today, POLITICO reported that the Trump administration is considering zeroing out the number of refugees resettled in 2020. World Relief strongly condemns thisRead More
The shift could devastate the refugee resettlement program....
Faith groups fear the end of refugee resettlement in the U.S.
by: Jack Jenkins July 19, 2019(RNS) — Faith-based groups that help the U.S. government resettle refugees fear the future of their work is in jeopardy, after learning that the TrumpRead More
More than 1,350 evangelical pastors and leaders have signed a letter to the president...
Evangelical pastors and leaders from 49 states urge protection for children, respect for U.S. asylum laws
By Evangelical Immigration Table WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2019 — More than 1,350 evangelical pastors and leaders have signed a letter to the president, vice president and members of Congress,Read More
The effort, which organizers are calling the “For His Children” campaign...
Hispanic evangelical group offers to house migrant children in churches
by: Emily McFarlan Miller July 1, 2019 (RNS) — The head of the largest Hispanic evangelical Christian network in the United States announced it will offer to work with theRead More
Leading global Christian humanitarian organization urges humane conditions for asylum seekers and alternatives to detention.
World Relief Challenges Americans Not to Look Away, Help the Children in Detention at Our Border
BALTIMORE, Md., June 26, 2019 – As the heartbreaking image of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, gripped by his young daughter in their last moments of life along the U.S.-Mexico border,Read More