Advocacy for Persecuted Refugee Groups

Refugees Mislabeled as Terrorists

World Relief has been active in ensuring that terrorism-related inadmissibility grounds (TRIG) and material support issues do not bar refugees and asylum-seekers from seeking the protection of the United States. Currently, there are thousands of cases on hold because of their work fighting brutal regimes or defending minority ethnic groups which made up a significant part of their refugee claim.

Letter to the President Signed by Faith and Human Rights Leaders
This letter signed by a broad coalition of leaders asks the President to improve the process by which refugees are placed on hold.

The Trouble with TRIG
Blog Post by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Southern Baptist Convention on why TRIG is a problem on spiritual, social and common sense grounds.

My Husband is NOT a Terrorist
Article by a U.S. citizen affected who cannot reunite with her husband.

Chin Refugees in Mizoram State, India

The Chin people are a persecuted minority group from Burma and for years have suffered at the hands of the military junta. Many Chin have fled to neighboring Mizoram State, India where they remain as refugees without protection.

Report co-authored by World Relief and more info can be found here

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