There are roughly 68 million forcibly displaced people in the world—25 million of which are refugees. These individuals, who have been forced by persecution to flee their homes and their countries, are among the most vulnerable people in the world.
Will You Stand With Them?
8 Things You Should Know About Refugees
You’ve probably seen refugees in the news. Take a look behind the headlines. Learn what you can do.
Welcoming The Stranger
Immigration is one of the most complicated issues of our time. In this book, World Relief staffers Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang move beyond the rhetoric, hoping to combine a basic understanding of how immigration works, and has worked in the United States, with a biblical worldview.
We can’t ignore the refugee crisis—arguably the greatest geopolitical issue of our time—but how do we even begin to respond to something so massive and complex? Take a deeper dive into the issues and stories surrounding the global refugee crisis in this book coauthored by Stephan Bauman and World Relief staffers Matthew Soerens and Dr. Issam Smeir.
Your Members of Congress
Your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators vote regularly on legislation that directly impacts the lives of refugees both globally and among those rebuilding their lives in the U.S. Use this online tool to ask them to stand with refugees.
The White House
Each year, the President of the United States is responsible for setting the “ceiling” for refugee admissions to the United States. Urge President Trump and his cabinet members responsible for refugee admissions to welcome more refugees.
At World Relief, we’re passionate not just about mobilizing individuals to stand with refugees, but empowering local churches to do so as well. We have a few resources to get you started.
If you feel like you should do something to help refugees, this is your chance. You’ll help refugees feel loved and supported, and you’ll also give your friends and followers an opportunity to stand up for what’s right. It only takes a minute to set
up your online campaign page to help raise funds to support World Relief as we welcome, serve and equip refugees rebuilding their lives in the U.S.
Newly arrived refugees often feel alone and overwhelmed. Partner with one of World Relief’s local offices throughout the U.S. to be a part of welcoming and befriending these new neighbors.
We believe that prayer is powerful, and a crucial way that we can stand with refugees is by bringing their situation before God.