President Donald Trump got a brief look at the work of a well-known Catholic Charities-run refugee center in South Texas during a daylong trip to the border.
From a modest walk-up apartment in Zahle, Lebanon, a city not far from the Syrian border, the Syriac Catholic iconographer and refugee creates his sacred art in a sparsely furnished living room. As he works, he sings the hymns he has committed to memory from the sole book he managed to save.
James McMurtry is one of a fistful of performers crisscrossing the western United States as part of the Lampedusa tour that benefits Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative for refugee families.
Book club read sheds light on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of the Somali people … similar to the experiences of other immigrant and refugee groups.
Memo from the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, James W. McCament, state conditions in Haiti no longer support its designation for a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) which would force 58,000 people to return to Haiti in an already fragile situation.
RIO DE JANEIRO (CNS) — Glued to the improvised screen set up on the patio of the Caritas house, the refugees yelled and they cried. But most of all, they cheered. They cheered for their two Congolese colleagues, Popole Misenga, 24, and Yolande Mabika, 28, who were competing in judo as part of the United […]