President Donald Trump has passed three executive orders that could potentially impact international students at Brigham Young University. Throughout Trump’s presidential campaign, he promised he would enhance national security by targeting illegal immigration, enforcing immigrant regulations and changing the background checks of those who will be allowed into the United States.
It’s been nearly a year since LDS Church leaders encouraged members to assist refugees, and leaders of a new BYU club are doing their part to match students with opportunities to serve those fleeing war and persecution.
Over a hundred BYU students volunteered to plan an upcoming local charity event on March 24, Running4Refugees: Eat. Shop. Run., which will benefit both local and global refugees.
BYU’s Students for International Development club will focus on helping refugees at its 27th annual Hunger Banquet this Saturday, Feb. 25.
A Refugee Story, a benefit night and cultural fair including musical performances and speakers, is one of the many events during BYU Care Week that is raising money to help refugees.
Utahns can interact with people of diverse faiths as they participating in many interfaith efforts.