- Aug 12, 2020
It wasn’t easy for Julio Araúz and Brenda Molina to leave behind the life they had created in Nicaragua. But for the family, staying in their home country was no longer an option.
Britain’s leading Catholic refugee agency is concerned after the death of a Nigerian man at an immigrant detention center last week.
Calling it “a backdoor asylum ban,” more than 250 faith leaders and organizations called for an end to the Trump administration’s policy to turn away asylum-seekers if they don’t first seek protection in countries along their way to the United States.
A Jesuit priest has asked Canada to rescue a Pakistani Christian refugee after a viral video calling for his death swept through Bangkok’s refugee community.
News that officials in the Trump administration are considering “zeroing out” the number of refugees accepted by the United States brought an immediate outcry from Catholic and other faith-based agencies urging the government to reconsider such a move.
A new report says Britain needs a more humane asylum system, giving asylum seekers opportunities to work and participate in the community.