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06 Dec, 2018

Jesuit Refugee Service Jordan visits Faheem and his family regularly through a Home Visits program. JRS teams, many refugees themselves, visit hundreds of refugee families throughout Amman. JRS uses these visits as an opportunity to accompany refugees to make sure they are not marginalized from service networks by identifying particularly vulnerable families.

05 Dec, 2018

JRS in South Africa provides health care to refugees and asylum seekers, and the care they provide goes far beyond the healing of illness.

30 Nov, 2018

Dr. Mireille Twayigira is a JRS Refugee Education Advocate from Rwanda, who moved with her family when she was two after her father was killed during the 1994 genocide.

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.