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USCCB and JRS/USA Call for Safety and Security of Asylum Seekers

In response to the death of a father and daughter at the U.S.-Mexico border and reports of appalling conditions for children in detention, the United States Conferences of Catholic Bishops and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA have released statements calling for the safety and security of asylum seekers.
A UNHCR employee talks to refugees as they wait during a rainstorm to enter inside a refugee camp near the town of Gevgelija at the Macedonian
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Study: Refugees Not Able to Be Welcomed by Faith Communities

Earlier this month Refugee Council USA released a report on the multiple ways in which the Administration’s refugee policies have devastated the individuals and families seeking safety, the communities that wish to welcome them, and the U.S. resettlement program at large. 
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From Policies to People: Examining Immigration in Canada

An immersion co-organized Jesuit Refugee Service/Canada and the Ignatian Solidarity Network examined the Canadian approach to welcoming refugee claimants, or asylum seekers, from both a policy and personal perspective.