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World Relief Calls for Renewed Attention to AIDS on PEPFAR 15th Anniversary, World AIDS Day


World Relief commends President Trump and Vice President Pence’s commitment to combat HIV/AIDS, which was reflected today in the promise of $100 million in new funding to address key gaps in controlling and preventing the disease. 

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World Relief Responds to President Trump’s Asylum Announcement, Urges Caution


World Relief is deeply concerned by President Trump’s announcement this morning that the administration has signed a proclamation to significantly restrict the opportunity to request asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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World Relief Statement on Terrorist Attack


On Saturday, a gunman took the lives of eleven people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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World Relief Decries President Trump’s Designation of 30,000 Refugee Cap


Today, the President confirmed the decision to lower the United States’ refugee ceiling to 30,000 people for FY19. World Relief, which believes the United States has the ability to welcome at least 75,000 refugees, grieves the impact this reduction will have on some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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World Relief Denounces State Department FY19 Refugee Cap


Today, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in a press conference the Administration’s refugee policy for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes a decision to lower the refugee ceiling to 30,000 people

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What Does the Bible REALLY Say About Immigration?


Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang of World Relief just released supplemental curriculum to their new book Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate.

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World Relief Joins Evangelical Immigration Table, Evangelical Leaders, Petitioning for Restored Refugee Cap


Today, World Relief signed a letter penned by the leaders of the Evangelical Immigration Table urging the Trump administration to restore the refugee ceiling to 75,000.

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World Relief Expresses Concern Over Reports, Urges White House Not to Abandon Refugees


The U.S. is ready, willing and able to welcome 75,000 refugees. At this time of unprecedented refugee need, with over 25 million refugees, the U.S. should be leading and increasing, not reducing the number of refugees we welcome.

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America Loves Refugees, Celebrates World Refugee Day Nationwide


World Relief shares stories, honors strength and courage of refugees

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World Relief Thankful for Court Decision to Reunite Separated Families


Last night, a federal judge issued an injunction requiring the federal government to reunite immigrant children separated from their parents, mandating a specific timeline for reunification.

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World Relief Laments SCOTUS Decision to Uphold Travel Ban


This morning, the Supreme Court announced a decision on the most recent version of President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from individuals from seven particular countries, five of which are Muslim-majority countries.

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World Relief: President’s Executive Order Does Not Solve Nation’s Family Separation Crisis


World Relief calls upon the administration to quickly outline and enact a policy to reunite all children who currently remain separated from their parents and restrict the amount of time children are held, with or without their parents.

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