This report from Citizens for Public Justice highlights four main areas of concern: long wait times, long wait times for non-Syrian applications, allocations limits, and travel loans.
As the debate (fight) about immigration and refugee policy descends, it is important to step back, consider how complicated the political questions are, and decline partisan political activism.
Welcoming refugee claimants at Canada’s borders is a faithful response to our Christian calling to love our neighbours from all around the world. Cut through the political spin and learn the facts about refugees and immigrants in Canada.
For decades, Christian Reformed members in Canada and the United States have been faithful in welcoming refugees. Download your copy of the World Refugee Day toolkit today. How will your church celebrate and remember refugees this June (and beyond)?
If we’re going to think faithfully about immigration and immigrants, it’s important that we share an understanding of how immigration works today. This fact sheet provides basic information about how the U.S. legal immigration system is designed.
This Giving Tuesday, Americans and Canadians have the chance to have their gifts matched to help refugees.
Advent is a celebration of the light of Jesus entering the world, and is especially important during this refugee crisis. Here are activities that individuals and churches can do to embody that light to refugees during the Advent Season.
About a year ago, as Venezuela was beginning to deteriorate into violent chaos, I prayed for God to expand my borders. A short time later, he brought refugees Alejandro and Sandra into my life.
An estimated 20 million people are living on the brink of starvation in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, and Nigeria. At the same time, violence and civil wars across the globe have led to the largest numbers of refugees in recent history. Now is the time for us to act.
Are you interested in helping your congregation learn more about immigration? There are four important ways a church can engage deeply in immigration work: learning and sharing the myths and facts, reflecting a care for immigrants during worship, having meaningful connections with immigrant communities and organizations, and effectively advocating for more just policies.