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More than half of the 7.1 million school-age refugees are not enrolled in educational programs, a UN agency reported. More than 40% of those refugees live in five nations: Lebanon, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey and Uganda. […] Read More

The pastor of a Baptist church in South Sudan hasn’t seen his hometown in nearly 1,000 days. Many members of his church are among the 800,000 refugees living in camps in Uganda, driven out by an ongoing civil war. […] Read More

In order to help the growing number of refugee children who were entering pre-kindergarten or kindergarten without the necessary skills to succeed, Ready for School, a literary-based curriculum, helps bridge the educational gap. […] Read More

Of the 385,000 Syrian refugee school-aged children in Lebanon, more than one-third of them aren’t receiving any education. Here’s how Lebanese Society of Educational and Social Development is making a dent in that overwhelming need. […] Read More

Christian nationalism seeks to close the doors to migrants and refugees. In today’s toxic religious and political environment, Christian nationalism aligns more closely with those who opposed Jesus, not those who followed him. […] Read More

An estimated 1.44 million refugees will need to be resettled in 2020, a U.N. agency report said. Africa is projected to have the highest resettlement needs for 2020 with more than 667,000 people. […] Read More

How we treat children – any child – reveals the moral conscience of our culture. When we separate children from their parents, place them in cages, imprison them at military bases and withhold services, we have lost our souls. […] Read More

Jesus was a refugee. He and his family knew what it meant to have your life uprooted overnight, to live in a terrifying land where your security is anything but sure and to lose your sense of place. It’s no different today. […] 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