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Jesuit Social Research Institute Issues Annual JustSouth Index

The Jesuit Social Research Institute annual JustSouth Index, which measures states in the Gulf South on measures of social justice, spotlights the vulnerability of the region’s population in this time of COVID.
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President-Elect Biden Pledges to Increase the U.S. Refugee Ceiling to 125,000 in Address for JRS/USA Anniversary Event

On November 12, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden, at an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Jesuit Refugee Service, pledged to increase the U.S. refugee ceiling to 125,000 during his first year in office.
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Georgetown Law Represents Plaintiffs in Lawsuit Challenging Public Charge Rule

Attorneys at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection are representing plaintiffs in challenging a new public charge rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security, allowing immigration officials to deny green cards to low-income immigrants based on speculation that the person may at some point temporarily receive a small amount of certain public benefits.