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Giulia McPherson is the director of advocacy and operations at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with international development and humanitarian assistance organizations.
The sculpture "Angels Unawares" is seen at The Catholic University of America in Washington on Sept. 27, before touring the United States over the next year. The life-size sculpture, which depicts a group of migrants and refugees crowded on a boat, is a replica of the one Pope Francis unveiled in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican during the 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Giulia McPherson
The Trump administration has lowered refugee admissions to an all-time low. Giulia McPherson of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA explains why this is both inhumane and shortsighted.