(RNS) — The bipartisan group sent a letter to President Trump arguing that reducing the refugee cap to zero would call into question a promise to assist persecuted religious minorities abroad.
SAO PAULO (RNS) — The flow of refugees has overwhelmed efforts to meet Pope Francis' call to provide 'hospitality and acceptance' for immigrants.
That fact should not be elided.
(RNS) — The drop comes despite President Trump’s pledge during his first week in office that helping persecuted Christians overseas would be a priority for his administration.
(RNS) — Inspired by his faith, this surgeon has spent more than two decades working to save the lives of people fleeing war and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan.
(RNS) — A number of faith leaders signed onto a pair of letters asking the president and members of Congress to resettle at least 75,000 refugees to the U.S. in the coming fiscal year.
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 10 months have passed since Myanmar's security forces launched a sweeping campaign of rape and other brutalities against the Rohingya, and the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — For the six faith-based agencies authorized to settle refugees in the U.S., the battle over the travel ban is also a fight to protect their ministries — and, by extension, the refugees they serve.
(USA Today) The mixed ruling will allow President Trump to implement his travel ban against six Muslim majority nations — but only for visitors lacking ties to the United States.
(RNS) Our society too easily equates the admission of refugees into this country with the threat of terrorism, largely because the policy has become a partisan ideology, not because this viewpoint is substantiated by facts.
CHICAGO (RNS) President Trump's executive order would have more than halved the number of refugees accepted by the United States from the current ceiling of 110,000.
(Reuters) The new ban had been set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday.
(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.
(RNS) 'Muslims have always dealt with feeling misunderstood, but this is altogether something different,' said 24-year-old Nadia Dreid.
(RNS) The divide between the people in the pews and those in the pulpit and other leadership positions isn’t new, but it has been notable throughout Trump’s campaign and in the first month of his presidency – especially among white Protestant Christians.
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