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22 Apr, 2021

Susan Martin, Professor Emerita at Georgetown University, discusses global strategies to support climate migrants and ways that JRS can advance education and future programming.

21 Apr, 2021

Maria Sajquim de Torres is the US Border Program Manager based in El Paso, Texas. We caught up with her about building community and supporting asylum seekers through the newest JRS/USA program: Caminar Contigo.

16 Apr, 2021

For the second-straight year, digital advocates at Jesuit universities and institutions took to their laptops, cellphones, and video chats to push for critical protections in US policy on refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced persons.

07 Apr, 2021

For ailing refugees and migrants in Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa, in-home care was more critical than ever throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Jesuit Refugee Service/South Africa’s home care initiative — supported by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM)— rose to the call.

04 Apr, 2021

Happy Easter! Jesuit novice Thomas Doran reflects on the light, joy, and right relationship that today brings.

28 Mar, 2021

On Palm Sunday, jesuit novice Thomas Doran reflects on the Eucharist’s connection to displaced people.

21 Mar, 2021

Jesuit Novice Thomas Doran reflects on today’s readings and how saddened God must feel watching the death and suffering of our refugee brothers and sisters.

15 Mar, 2021

A decade after war began, Syria remains the world’s largest crisis of displacement. On the 10 year anniversary, you can take action to support displaced Syrians by urging President Biden and Congress to prioritize the needs of Syrians and to engage in humanitarian and diplomatic efforts to champion their cause.

14 Mar, 2021

Jesuit novice Thomas Doran reflects on today’s Responsorial Psalm which depicts the Babylonian Exile.