“We Welcome Refugees” FAQs

These are the questions World Relief is being asked about refugees:

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1. WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF A REFUGEE?

2. WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR REFUGEES COMING TO THE U.S., AND HOW ARE THEY VETTED FOR SECURITY CONCERNS?

3. CAN U.S. GOVERNORS LEGALLY STOP SYRIAN REFUGEES FROM ENTERING THEIR STATE?

4. HOW MIGHT THE BIBLE INFORM OUR THINKING ABOUT THIS SITUATION?

5. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A REFUGEE AND AN UNDOCUMENTED (OR “ILLEGAL”) IMMIGRANT?

6. HOW CAN WE BE SURE THAT THESE “REFUGEES” ARE NOT ACTUALLY TERRORISTS SEEKING TO INFILTRATE OUR COUNTRY?

7. THIS PROBLEM IS JUST TOO BIG—WE CAN’T ALLOW ALL THESE PEOPLE TO ENTER THE U.S., CANADA, AND EUROPE, CAN WE?

8. WON’T THESE REFUGEES BE AN ECONOMIC DRAIN ON THE COUNTRIES THAT RECEIVE THEM?

9. CAN I (OR MY CHURCH) SPONSOR A REFUGEE FAMILY TO COME TO THE UNITED STATES?

10. CAN I ADOPT A CHILD REFUGEE?

11. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A “REFUGEE” AND AN “ASYLUM SEEKER”?

12. CAN WE JUST HELP THOSE REFUGEES WHO ARE CHRISTIANS?

Click here to read World Vision’s answers. 

Consider using our multi-language DVDs to share JESUS with the refugees near you!

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