Blog: Articles

Blog articles from JRS UK

Hosted in the Virtual spaces

14 October 2021

Hannah shares some of the practicalities of coordinating a hosting scheme over Zoom

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The crisis in Afghanistan shows why all people seeking sanctuary need humane treatment

09 September 2021

If we are to learn from this emerging situation, we must change our whole approach to asylum

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The Feast of St Alberto Hurtado SJ

18 August 2021

Fr Michael Smith SJ reflects on this painting of Alberto Hurtado that hangs in JRS UK's centre

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‘My life is frozen’ – life in limbo for people seeking asylum

06 August 2021

The impact of having their lives put on hold is devastating for refugee friends

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Welcoming back refugee friends at the JRS shop

29 July 2021

Thanks to your donations refugee friends can choose what they need

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“JRS will always have a special place for me – it’s helped to root my Jesuit identity”

27 July 2021

Jesuit scholastic Richard reflects on his experience working at JRS over the last 2 years

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Update on the Nationality & Borders Bill: there is much that can and must be done.

21 July 2021

Sadly, the Bill has passed the second reading, and will now progress to committee stage.

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“A denial of dialogue and encounter, and an absence of the need to truly understand”

01 July 2021

We are facing the creation of a system so inhuman, it will not listen to people claiming asylum

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“The impact of a listening ear and a functioning bike”

23 June 2021

Miriam shares the impact of your donations to the refugee friends’ hardship fund.

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“To walk together is both our nature and our deep need.”

17 June 2021

This Refugee Week volunteer Chris reflects on the experiences of immigration detainees.

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
The Hurtado Jesuit Centre
2 Chandler Street, London E1W 2QT

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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