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
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
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