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World Relief Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order 

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Yesterday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that has drastic implications for people seeking asylum at the United States-Mexico border. 

The executive action restricts entrance into the U.S. between ports of entry to asylum-seekers, once a 7-consecutive-calendar-day average of 2,500 encounters or more has been reached. This effectively means that asylum-seekers would be currently unable to enter because daily crossings are currently higher than the listed figure in the executive order.

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Evangelical Leaders in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina & Across the US to Presidential Candidates: Consider a Biblical Perspective on Immigration

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Today, evangelical pastors and leaders from Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina joined a virtual press call convened by the Evangelical Immigration Table and World Relief, urging presidential candidates – of all parties – to commit to be guided by biblical principles as they approach the topic of immigration.

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African Church Leaders Appeal for PEPFAR Reauthorization

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More than 350 African church leaders have appealed to Congress for the swift reauthorization of the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has saved more than 25million lives since its creation by President George W. Bush 20 years ago. “PEPFAR has been alifesaving, pro-life program that has succeeded in protecting our families and…

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World Relief Responds to DACA Ruling, Calls on Congress to Grant a Permanent Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers

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BALTIMORE, September 13, 2023 – Today, Judge Andrew Hanen upheld his previous ruling that DACA was established unlawfully under the Obama administration, but extended the stay on a program that allows current DACA recipients to remain living and working in the US without fear of deportation. However, this decision continues to leave many Dreamers in…

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World Relief Applauds USAID Commitment to Increasing Partnerships with Faith-Based Organizations

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Baltimore, MD (September 13, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced their first ever religious engagement policy, demonstrating a more robust effort to increase their partnerships with religious communities and faith-based organizations. The rollout of this new policy acknowledges the indispensable role faith partners play in providing comfort and assistance to…

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