(RNS) — A group of Latina Muslims in San Diego is raising money to build a shelter across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, to not only assist the surge of migrants there, but also to help those who are deported from the United States.
(RNS) — Theologians, educators and activists from across the country are responding to changes in the border crisis brought on by a new policy for asylum-seekers.
COACHELLA, Calif. (RNS) — Parishioners of Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church in the city of Coachella will soon see their offerings materialize into a new church that will accommodate 1,200 people.
(RNS) — When the facts are uncertain, when the research is incomplete, we must lean toward the solution that is safest for the people affected. Gambling with people's lives is not acceptable.
TIJUANA, Mexico (RNS) — In a border city overwhelmed with more than 6,000 asylum-seekers, one group had bulked up its meal program to serve more than 1,200 breakfasts a day.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The world at large needs to organize itself to address a crackdown on Muslim minorities whose heroic fight against repression we have so far comfortably ignored.
(RNS) — For detainees, comfort from clergy and faith in God are often the only glimmers of hope in a climate of deep despair.
(RNS) — Layli Miller-Muro was spurred by her third-generation Baha'i faith to become an advocate for immigrant women fleeing gender-based violence.
(RNS) — Religious groups are just the latest to champion the idea of killing the agency. The effort has already gained traction among several congressional candidates plus four sitting members of Congress, all Democrats.
The immigrant respite center run by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley has received so many boxes that it had to rent additional storage space.
KÖRMEND, Hungary (RNS) The refugee issue is electric in Hungary, with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government taking an increasingly hostile line against those seeking asylum in the country.
(RNS) A Lumpkin, Ga., judge denied a man's asylum request. After returning to El Salvador he was shot dead. On behalf of the man's brother, a ministry of hospitality and visitation wrote a letter to the judge.
COLOGNE, Germany — Arabic speaking mosques are often short of funds, or else supported by Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. Some back ultra-conservative or highly literal interpretations of Islam, such as Wahhabism or Salafism.
TEL AVIV, Israel (RNS) As the population of Christian foreign workers and asylum seekers has grown in Israel, so, too, has the demand for Christmas-related merchandise.
(Reuters) An ancient castle in an Austrian village somewhere between Vienna and Hungary is not where you might expect to see an Islamic celebration.
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