REFUGEES: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter opposing H.R. 4731, the Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016

[NOTE: On March 15, 2016, Pax Christi USA joined over 200 organizations in urging the House Judiciary Committee to oppose the Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016 (H.R. 4731), which would dismantle the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.] The signatories on the letter below strongly oppose H.R. 4731, the “Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016,” … Continue reading REFUGEES: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter opposing H.R. 4731, the Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016

REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees

By David Smith-Ferri, Voices for Creative Nonviolence Last month, as U.S. border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki, Finland, to visit two longtime Iraqi friends who fled Baghdad last summer and somehow … Continue reading REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees