Press Releases

Church World Service Opposes North Carolina Anti-Immigrant H.B. 318, Urges Governor McCrory to Veto
September 30, 2015 — Church World Service strongly opposes North Carolina’s anti-immigrant House Bill 318 that recently passed the General Assembly. »
CWS Strongly Opposes The Refugee Resettlement Oversight and Security Act, H.R. 3573
September 28, 2015 — Church World Service strongly opposes H.R. 3573, The Refugee Resettlement Oversight and Security Act. »
Faith Leaders Join Together, Ask U.S. to Increase Support for Syrian Refugees
September 28, 2015 — Clergy and experts call for increased resettlement of Syrian refugees, condemning restrictive legislation »
Longtime CWS staff member, now retired, honored with Iowa Humanitarian Award
September 24, 2015 — Longtime CWS staff member, the Rev. Russ Melby will receive the annual Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award in Des Moines Thursday. »
Faith groups call on Pope to remain resolute in commitment to poor, planet during U.S. visit
September 22, 2015 — Faith-based agencies ask Pope Francis to speak boldly about moral mandate to improve the lives of the poor and ensuring care for the Earth. »
CWS Encouraged by Obama Administration’s Resettlement Increase, Reiterates Call for Additional 100,000 Syrians
September 21, 2015 — International humanitarian agency says gradual increase is still not enough given Syrian crisis »
Church World Service and other Refugee Resettlement Leaders Discuss Global Refugee Crisis, U.S. Response
September 18, 2015 — In response to the global refugee crises, CWS and other refugee resettlement groups to address the U.S. response. »
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