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Asylum Seekers

America is a land of plenty, yet our nation turns away those who knock on our door seeking asylum from violence, extreme poverty and severe droughts. And many Christians shockingly ignore Jesus’ call to be hospitable to strangers. […] Read More

Once Navid knew he would be leaving the offshore refugee camp near Australia for his new home in the US, a community of people and churches began to work to welcome him upon his arrival. […] Read More

Stuck in a repressive Australian offshore processing center for refugees, Navid learned he had been approved for a resettlement program to the US. Many obstacles had to be overcome, but God unlocked each one. […] Read More

Navid grew up in a Muslim family in Iran but decided he wanted to become a Christian, a decision that led to him being beaten and tortured by government police. He knew he had to flee the country. […] Read More

Forcibly separating families unnecessarily – especially as a deterrent to cause fear among would-be immigrant families – is cruel. U.S. churches must stand against this crime against humanity. […] Read More

“Why don’t they just come here legally?” It’s a common question about undocumented immigrants in the U.S., but what sounds simple is incredibly complex, extremely exclusive and very expensive. […] Read More

As our nation debates the need for a wall on our southern border, those who favor it typically cite three reasons: terrorists, “illegals” and drugs. Their reasons don’t hold up to scrutiny. […] Read More

Standing on the solid ground of Scripture, EthicsDaily is committed to working with partners advocating for the human rights of immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers. […] Read More

By EthicsDaily.com Staff – Millions of children coming to the U.S. from Central America are migrating to escape poverty and violence, a report says. Those who are caught often migrate again when returned home. […] Read More

The number of displaced persons increased by 2.9 million in 2017, bringing the global total to 68.5 million and a record high. That’s according to the United Nations Refugee Agency’s annual “Global Trends: Forced Displacement” report published on June 19. Of the 68.5 million displaced persons, 25.4 million were refugees, 40 million internally displaced persons […] Read More