IMMIGRATION: 3 minute video explains why people are fleeing Central America

from Jesuit Refugee Service/USA http://youtu.be/v_sa0-6uEiU Migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras - has risen steadily as violence has increased. Mary Small of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and Shaina Aber of the United States Jesuit Conference explain what is driving people to flee for their lives. Youth gang violence has intensified … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: 3 minute video explains why people are fleeing Central America

REFLECTION: Millions of refugees with no place to call home

by Tony Magliano Emergency: Syria! Emergency: South Sudan! Emergency: Democratic Republic of the Congo!  These are the alarming messages being displayed on the homepage of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (www.unhcr.org). According to the UNHCR, Syria has more people forcibly displaced than any country on earth. Over 9 million Syrians have been uprooted from … Continue reading REFLECTION: Millions of refugees with no place to call home