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JRS Europe is one of 10 geographic regions of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), an international Catholic organization sponsored by the Society of Jesus.  The regional office serves refugee and other displaced persons in more than 14 countries in Europe.  Services include: offering support to asylum seekers in detention; giving legal advice to asylum seekers and irregular migrants; counselling to those traumatised by persecution and flight; serving as chaplains in open reception or accommodation centres, as well as, in closed facilities or premises (detention); and providing food and shelter to destitute migrants.
Italian elections: New Agenda on Migration needed say Christian organisations

Rome, 8 February 2018 - With national elections in less than a month and the challenges of migration as a hot issue in the political debate, JRS Italy, known locally as Centro Astalli, together with other Christian organisations working on migration issues, launches today concrete proposals for a New Agenda on Migration.
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JRS UK publish report revealing the reality of homelessness among refugees

London, 1 February 2018 - The report “Out in the Cold: Homelessness among destitute refugees in London" finds that most of the refugees attending the JRS UK Day Centre had slept rough at some point in the previous year, and one in five had been forced to spend more than a month on the streets.
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Croatia: Christmas Lunch with a Refugee

Zagreb, 05 January 2018 - For the second year, the Jesuit Refugee Service in Croatia organized the ‘Christmas Lunch with a Refugee’ initiative to foster encounter, acquaintance and communication between the refugees and the local population.
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Greece: Asylum Seekers in Abysmal Conditions on Islands

Athens, 23 October 2017 – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should end the Greek government’s “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations said in an open letter released today.
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European JRS meeting in Brussels

Brussels, 13 October 2017 – For two days last week, directors from 15 JRS national offices in Europe came together with the JRS Europe team for a regional coordination meeting in Brussels, Belgium.
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