- Jan 24, 2020
On Dec 30, the Flight into Egypt will be the basis of a choral service airing on BBC Radio 4 in Britain involving the JRS UK Refugee Gospel Choir.
After it was announced a 51-year-old Algerian died at a UK immigration detention center, an official from the Jesuit Refugee Service said she fears it will happen again.
The French Church has launched a program to combat anti-migrant and anti-Muslim attitudes amid reports of tensions among Catholics.
An immigration scandal involving people who came to Britain from the country’s colonies after World War II highlights the problems faced by other immigrants to the country, especially asylum seekers, according to the leading Catholic refugee agency.
In a time when women’s roles in the Church are a major topic of discussion, Joan Rosenhauer has been appointed as the new executive director of Jesuit Relief Services USA.
When the Refugee Act of 1980 went into effect, the U.S. set the cap at over 231,000 refugees. President Barack Obama set the cap for fiscal year 2017 at 110,000 during his last year in the White House. In his first executive order as president, Donald Trump, set the cap at 50,000 and said any more than that “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.”