Refugees

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"Resettling only 50,000 refugees a year, down from 110,000, does not reflect the need, our compassion, and our capacity as a nation," Bishop Joe S. Vasquez said.
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Out of all the refugees who arrived between President Trump’s inauguration and June 30, about half were Christians and 38 percent were Muslims, according to data released Wednesday (July 12).
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The nuns give practical help and emotional support to scores of migrants flooding Sicily's shores. The U.N.'s International Organization for Migration said that as of July 3, more than 85,000 migrants landed in Italy this year.
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America FilmsJuly 05, 2017
Three years after the 50-day war broke out in Gaza, local artists are helping children heal from war's traumas.
Gazans cannot leave or enter the territory except under extraordinary circumstances and only with the reluctant permission of Israeli or Egyptian authorities. (CNS photo/Mohammed Saber, EPA)
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Matt Malone, S.J.July 01, 2017
After countless wars, the Palestinian citizens of a tiny strip of land surrounded by Israel find a way to persevere.
Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, is hugged by his son Mohammed during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt, on June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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"I'm totally depressed. I was approved over a year ago for resettlement, just passed my medical exam last week and was hoping to see family living in Iowa. But instead I'll be stuck here worried about my physical safety," said Ibrahim, who like many Sudanese refugees has no travel documents and