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Jesuit Refugee Service/USA

Alternate Title JRS USA
Creator Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
Organization Type Other organization types
Organization Based In United States
Geographic Focus United States
Subjects Human rights; Refugees; Church work with refugees
Summary JRS/USA is a geographic region of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), an international Catholic organization sponsored by the Society of Jesus. In coordination with JRS's International Office in Rome, JRS/USA provides advocacy, financial and human resources for JRS regions throughout the world. In the US it serves as the major refugee outreach arm of US Jesuits and their institutional ministries, facilitating and mobilizing their response to refugee situations both nationally and internationally.
Languages English