Among those who are suffering the most during the pandemic are the Rohingya community, according to Caritas.
Today’s court decision removes any judicial check on the Trump administration’s efforts to fast-track the deportations of asylum seekers who cannot show strong evidence of persecution in their home countries.
“The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need to ensure the necessary protection for refugees.”
The pope also called on people “to embrace all those who are experiencing situations of precariousness, abandonment, marginalization and rejection as a result of Covid-19.”
God’s invitation to me was to remain with the Sudanese refugees and the local South Sudanese through Jesuit Refugee Service. And so I chose to accept that invitation.