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CLINIC says South Sudan TPS extension should have included new arrivals

CLINIC says South Sudan TPS extension should have included new arrivals

| March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network criticized the federal Department of Homeland Security for its March 8 decision granting an 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan because it does not include recent arrivals from the war-plagued country.

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Jesuit priest who led teacher training center killed in South Sudan

Jesuit priest who led teacher training center killed in South Sudan

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Jesuit priest from Kenya was reported killed in central South Sudan, according to local media.

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South Sudanese refugees in dire need of aid in northern Uganda

South Sudanese refugees in dire need of aid in northern Uganda

| Francis Njuguna | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of refugees from the South Sudan still are seeking asylum in neighboring Uganda despite a peace accord signed by opposing factions in their homeland.

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In lieu of visit, pope makes major donation to South Sudan charities

In lieu of visit, pope makes major donation to South Sudan charities

| Carol Glatz | June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

With a trip to South Sudan postponed indefinitely, Pope Francis is sending close to a half-million dollars to help two church-run hospitals, a teacher training center and farming projects for families as a way to show the people there his solidarity and support.

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