But according to a new report released Friday (July 10) from two Christian groups, the president is falling short of that goal when it comes to Christian refugees.
Evangelical, Catholic leaders say Trump has left persecuted Christians in danger
by: Jack Jenkins July 10, 2020 (RNS) — For years, Donald Trump and administration officials have championed protecting religious freedom abroad — including for Christians persecuted for their faith —Read More
Discussion and prayer for the multi-ethnic church in Chicagoland
World Relief luncheon discusses multi-ethnic churches
WHEATON, Ill., Feb. 20, 2020 — On Thursday, Feb. 20, church leaders came to a World Relief – DuPage/Aurora luncheon at Faith Covenant Church, Wheaton. Keith Draper, World Relief –Read 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
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
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