Millions of refugees fleeing conflict are facing the prospect of another disaster: The spread of COVID-19.
Judge Blocks Trump’s Order on State Refugee Resettlement
A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject resettling refugees in their jurisdictions.
Religious Leaders Urge U.S. to Keep Refugee Resettlement Program
Several women’s religious orders, individual women religious and Catholic organizations such as Pax Christi and Jesuit Refugee Service were among more than 500 religious leaders and groups who signed an Aug. 23 letter to President Donald Trump urging his administration not to go through with plans to possibly end the country’s refugee resettlement program.