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Migrants at the border between Tijuana and San Diego. The border fence is painted with the word
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14 Dec, 2018

The Jesuit Refugee Service sat down with Fr Conrado Zepeda Miramontes SJ, the analysis coordinator for the Jesuit Service for Migrants (SJM) and the Jesuit Refugee Service JRS Mexico to get his insight on the current migrant situation.

Migrants at the border between Tijuana and San Diego. The border fence is painted with the word "paz" which is Spanish for peace. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
07 Dec, 2018

JRS International Director’s Statement Urging Support for the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration

United Nations General Assembly
06 Dec, 2018

Khudeda thought he would never see his family again after surviving the Yazidi genocide. Now that he has been reunited with his daughter Magina, he promises not to lose hope again. This Christmas nurture a brighter future for refugees.

30 Nov, 2018

New initiatives from the Angolan State are having a huge impact on refugees and migrants. JRS Angola is working hard to support the affected community.

Refugee camp in Luvua, Lunda Norte, Angola.
20 Nov, 2018

Two border crossing points were reopened for the first time in almost 20 years and thousands of Eritreans are fleeing to Ethiopia.

In September 2018, two border crossing points were reopened for the first time in almost 20 years. As a result, thousands of Eritreans are now crossing the border to Ethiopia.
14 Nov, 2018

Today we mark the 38th anniversary of the founding of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) by Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ.

09 Nov, 2018

Dr. Mireille Twayigira, JRS Refugee Education Advocate, is working with us to promote awareness about the reality of young students growing up refugee camps.

05 Nov, 2018

With a shared border more than 2.000 kilometres long, Colombia and Venezuela are facing a serious challenge in managing their national relations. With the massive forced migration of people coming from Venezuela, an understanding needs to be reached.

29 Oct, 2018

We say Goodbye to Fr Kevin White SJ and heartily welcome Fr Frido Pflueger SJ as the new Country Director for JRS Uganda. Christina Zetlmeisl, Programs Officer for JRS Uganda, spoke with both men about their new assignment.

JRS Uganda team with Fr Frido Pflueger SJ and Fr Kevin White SJ.