Stories on U.S. immigration and policies. Also international developments on immigration.
A document outlining the plans — timed to coincide with the third anniversary of Trump's January 2017 executive order...
White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban
by: Roxanne Stone WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2020 (AP) — The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigrationRead More
Male and female students are invited.
Aurora literacy center to offer citizenship classes
AURORA, Ill., Jan. 12, 2020—Free citizenship classes will be offered February through April by the Dominican Literacy Center of Aurora. Male and female students are invited. Parking and instruction areRead More
A ruling on that request is expected by Jan. 17, according to LIRS.
Most states agree to admit refugees as judge hears lawsuit to stop resettlement order
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan. 8, 2020 (RNS) — A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Wednesday (Jan. 8) in a lawsuit by three faith-based organizations against the U.S. governmentRead More
Calling on clerics to be “courteous” to combat political polarization...
Catholic Bishops call for ‘full strength’ of church to fight gun violence
by: Jack Jenkins BALTIMORE, Nov. 11, 2019 (RNS) — As the 2020 election season heats up, leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened their annual fall meeting (Nov.Read More
“Muslims are not a mission or a project that you work on like a science experiment or something.”
Neighborly Faith urges evangelicals to find a ‘third way’ to befriend Muslims
by: Emily McFarlan MillerWHEATON, Ill., Nov. 6, 2019 (RNS) — For evangelical Christians, the importance of evangelizing is right there in the name. But it’s not the best approach toRead More
“We remain concerned for the persecuted religious minorities who will not be allowed into the U.S..."
President Trump Signs FY 2020 Presidential Determination, World Relief Responds
BALTIMORE, Nov. 4, 2019 – Late Friday night, the president signed the Fiscal Year 2020 Presidential Determination, setting the cap for refugee arrivals at the lowest level in U.S. history – 18,000.Read More
Leading refugee resettlement organization urges administration to resume refugee admissions as soon as possible
World Relief Laments Zero Refugee Admissions in October 2019
BALTIMORE, Nov. 1, 2019 – World Relief, a leading faith-based relief and development organization, today mourns the fact that as of yesterday. the U.S. has resettled no refugees for aRead More