Posts Tagged ‘Please God’
World Relief Laments Zero Refugee Admissions in October 2019
World Relief, a leading faith-based relief and development organization, today mourns the fact that as of yesterday. the U.S. has resettled no refugees for a full month.Read More
The Potential End to the U.S. Refugee Program Is More than a Political Crisis – It’s an Identity One
America is facing an identity crisis. It’s a crisis that threatens to undermine an identity painstakingly forged over hundreds of years — years during which America became a haven of hope for those seeking a safer, more promising place to build a future.Read More
Trump’s refugee policies are damaging American cities
Over the past several decades, small cities throughout upstate New York and mid-America have counted on refugees to fill jobs left open as more Americans flock to the coasts and bigger cities. Now, with the refugee cap at a historic low, economic development in these cities is stalling.Read More
Tragic drowning at Mexico-US border should shake us from our complacency
A Prayer for Oscar & Valeria
How long must we wait, oh Lord?
How long did Oscar wait?
Valeria atop his back
Holding tight to her daddy.
How Will the Lens of History Judge Us?
This Wednesday is World Refugee Day. For many, if not most of us, it will pass by largely unnoticed, especially in the midst of such turbulent times. We are in the middle of a global refugee crisis of unparalleled scale, yet often, it seems we have become accustomed to the pictures and stories of suffering and immune to the pain. Perhaps this is understandable.Read More