Yesterday marked the end of the first full month in decades in which the U.S. resettled zero refugees.
Opinion: Trump’s refugee cap compromises the US economy and American identity
by: Scott Arbeiter Nov. 1, 2019 (RNS) — Yesterday marked the end of the first full month in decades in which the U.S. resettled zero refugees. How did this happen?Read More
Ortez-Cruz was one of nine immigrants taking refuge in sanctuary churches across the country...
ICE drops $300,000 fine for an immigrant in church sanctuary
by: Yonat Shimron Oct. 25, 2019 (RNS) — The message Pastor Isaac Villegas got on his cell phone earlier this week was short and sweet. “Un problema menos,” texted RosaRead More
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
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