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.

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA Urges US to Stop Turning Away and Expelling Asylum Seekers

In response to recent news about Administration actions to reject or expel asylum seekers, JRS/USA urges that individuals be allowed to petition for asylum as they flee violence and persecution, while enforcing measures that manage risks to public health.

New Report Shares Impact of Continued Dismantling of Asylum

A new report from Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, Stranded: The Impact of US Policies on Asylum Seekers, shares testimonies that bring to life the real and often heartbreaking consequences of U.S. asylum policies.