JRS North America

Number of people served in 2017: 11,417

JRS USA serves as the regional office for JRS North America. The region includes the United States and Canada.

In North America, JRS provides a variety of services, including religious services for detained migrants, resettlement and integration, and national advocacy and outreach.

A line of asylum-seekers who said they were from Haiti wait to enter into Canada from Roxham Road in Champlain, New York, Aug. 7, 2017.
A line of asylum-seekers who said they were from Haiti wait to enter into Canada from Roxham Road in Champlain, New York. (Voice of America)
Participants to the JRS USA ADvocacy Day. (Jesuit Refugge Service)
Participants to the JRS USA ADvocacy Day. (Jesuit Refugge Service)

Contact

Regional Office:

Washington DC, USA

Regional Director:

Joan Rosenhauer