Stories on U.S. immigration and policies. Also international developments on immigration.
The announcement from the Biden White House comes after significant pushback from the faith-based groups...
Biden raises refugee ceiling, and faith-based groups brace for rebuilding work
By Friday afternoon, The Associated Press and CNN reported the Biden administration has reversed course...
Biden reverses course on refugee cap after faith groups express outrage
So far only 2,500 refugees have admitted to the United States this fiscal year.
Urging Senator Durbin to press President Biden to increase refugee numbers
“faith-based groups that work with refugees are concerned about the impact of that delay...”
Canceled flights, expired clearances: US refugee resettlement in limbo awaiting promised changes
The two [Arbeiter & Breene] saw World Relief — one of nine agencies contracted by the government to resettle refugees in the United States...
World Relief leaders stepping down after guiding evangelical organization through ‘tough season’
Biden’s executive order may be raising the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. from 15,000 to 125,000, but the work needed to rebuild the gutted resettlement apparatus have many admitting it’s unlikely the United States will reach that target anytime soon.
Faith-based refugee resettlement groups describe what it will take to rebuild program after Trump cuts
Today’s announcement follows three executive orders related to immigration signed on Tuesday....
World Relief Responds to Biden Administration’s Announcement on Refugee Resettlement
And, notably, he made the announcement Thursday (Nov. 12) to a Catholic group that works with refugees.