Updates from JRS/USA

Check Out the Latest News and Stories from JRS/USA

03 Jul, 2019

In San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Benito was the proud owner of a mechanic shop that had established a strong reputation since his late father founded the enterprise decades earlier.

26 Jun, 2019

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is appalled by the tragic, and unacceptable, death of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month old daughter Valeria, as they attempted to cross the Rio Grande River in hopes of seeking asylum in the U.S.

25 Jun, 2019

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA urges the U.S. Government to provide safe and sanitary conditions to all migrant children held in U.S. custody.

24 Jun, 2019

Today Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) announced with gratitude that the Global Education Initiative (GEI), an international campaign to raise $35 million to open the doors of education to a quarter of a million refugees each year by 2020, accompanied 253,496 refugees in education programs last year.

20 Jun, 2019

Basamat Osman Atom, a student of the JRS South Sudan Teacher Training program, shares her story of receiving an education on the run, and how she wants to use her skills to improve opportunities for the entire community.

18 Jun, 2019

Forced to leave home, Genifer is determined not to be stuck in poverty and rendered invisible to the rest of the world.

13 Jun, 2019

Ms. Noella Kabale, a 25-year-old refugee from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has lived in Kampala since 2012. She has benefited from different JRS services: English language, Fashion & Design and entrepreneurship training.

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