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09 Nov, 2018

There has been a lot of misinformation about what the caravan is and who is a part of it, so here’s a few questions we’ve tried to tackle for you and what JRS is doing to help.

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05 Nov, 2018

With a shared border more than 2.000 kilometers long, Colombia and Venezuela are facing a serious challenge in managing their national relations. With the massive forced migration of people coming from Venezuela, an understanding needs to be reached.

18 Oct, 2018

In August, JRS South Africa celebrated the graduation of 221 refugees and asylum seekers from the Arrupe Women’s Skill Centre and Pretoria Skill Centre. Read about their journey.

15 Oct, 2018

JRS vocational skills training courses help refugees become self-reliant.

08 Oct, 2018

JRS/USA’s Director of Mission, Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. reflects on news at our southern border and why every immigrant child belongs to all of us.

08 Oct, 2018

JRS UK’s Communities of Hospitality Coordinator Naomi Turner reflects on the ‘At Home’ hosting scheme that brings people who are destitute together with a local individual or family willing to support them.

06 Oct, 2018

The Action Team at Walsh Jesuit High School began to raise awareness about refugees and the displaced within the Walsh Jesuit community, and hosted JRS’s Walk a Mile in My Shoes refugee simulations.

04 Oct, 2018

On October 3, JRS/USA partnered with No Lost Generation student groups from Georgetown University, George Washington University, and American University for an Advocacy Day that included meetings with key congressional policymakers on Capitol Hill.

01 Oct, 2018

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.