Episcopal Church Statement on the White House Decision to Reduce the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program


9/27/19, The Guardian: Trump sets cap for refugee admission at an all-time low

9/26/19, New York Times: Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to 18,000, Curtailing U.S. Role as Haven

9/26/19, NBC News: Trump administration sets lowest cap on refugee admissions in four decades. Again.

9/26/19, Vox: Trump’s agreements in Central America could dismantle the asylum system as we know it

9/26/19, New York Times: Immigrant Population Growth in the U.S. Slows to a Trickle

9/24/19, ENS: Bishops meet with federal lawmakers to advocate for Episcopal Migration Ministries, refugees

9/24/19, The Guardian: Detained: How the US built the world’s largest immigrant detention system

9/24/19, Immigration Impact: How the Immigration Court Reached a Record One Million Case Backlog

9/24/19, Vox: The Trump administration will start sending most immigrant families arrested at the border back to Mexico

9/24/19, The Guardian: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan proposes ‘safe zone’ for refugees in Syria

9/24/19, Texas Tribune: Fearing deportation, immigrants are dropping Medicaid over misinformation about Trump’s new policy

9/24/19, USA Today: One deadly week reveals where the immigration crisis begins — and where it ends

9/23/19, New York Times: Deportations Reduce Crime? That’s Not What the Evidence Shows

9/23/19, USA Today: Asylum seekers in US face constant surveillance, long odds of winning their cases

9/23/19, CBS News: Government asks judge to bar doctors’ statements in dispute over Homestead migrant children’s facility

9/23/19, New York Times: Europe Tries to Seize Momentum for a New Deal on Migration

9/23/19, CNN: Flights to bring some refugees to the US are being canceled

9/23/19, New York Times: Threat to Report Tenant to ICE May Cost Landlord $17,000

9/23/19, WBUR: How The Trump Administration Has Changed Legal Immigration

9/22/19, Los Angeles Times: African migrants stuck in southern Mexico, their American dream on hold

9/22/19, Los Angeles Times: Most DACA recipients fear for their safety if deported to country of birth, study finds

9/20/19, Immigration Impact: ‘Don’t Let Them Take Me Away Again.’ Mothers and Children Sue Trump for Harm Inflicted by Zero Tolerance Policy

9/20/19, Washington Post: Trump administration reaches deal to send asylum seekers to El Salvador in an effort to deter migrants from entering the United States


9/24/19, Los Angeles Times: Opinion: Like the Orwellian nightmare he is, Trump accuses migrant rights activists of ‘cruel and evil’ policies

9/24/19, WBUR: There’s Nothing Ordinary About Dismantling The U.S. Asylum System

9/20/19, Washington Post: Trump keeps slashing asylum-seeking. Now asylum workers are fighting back.


September 2019, Migration Policy Institute: As the United States Resettles Fewer Refugees, Some Countries and Religions Face Bigger Hits than Others

Refugee Education 2030: A Strategy for Refugee Inclusion, UNHCR: This publication aims to contribute directly to the goals of the Global Compact on Refugees, particularly, to Ease the pressures on host countries, to Enhance refugee self-reliance and Support conditions in countries of origin for return in safety and dignity. The strategy arises from lessons learned about parallel education provision for refugees reflected in the 2011 Review of refugee education, and from the experience of shifting to national education service provision across a wide range of distinct contexts as a result of the guidance provided in the 2012-2016 UNHCR Refugee Education Strategy.