- Mar 3, 2021
Catholic Relief Services has praised President Joe Biden’s decision to rescind Donald Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban,” which forbid the immigration of people from 13 Muslim-majority countries.
Two Catholic Charities organizations in southern Texas are prepared to provide humanitarian relief to a combined 400 migrants a day, with the expectation that U.S. Customs and Border Protection will release more migrants as soon as next week.
When Bishop Mark Seitz arrived to El Paso in 2013 he realized that most people don’t understand life on the United States-Mexico Border. Growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Seitz acknowledges that he didn’t either.
President Joe Biden has promised an overhaul of U.S. immigration and asylum policies.
A federal circuit court of appeals said a Trump administration executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject refugees in their jurisdiction violated long-standing resettlement practices.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Executive Office for Immigration Review have issued a final rule affecting would-be asylum seekers and others seeking refuge in the U.S. who may have come into contact with the coronavirus.