- 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.
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.
A Detroit immigrant family with a disabled girl that was days away from being deported will be allowed to remain in the United States for one more year, federal officials said.
Weeks after the administration of President Donald Trump announced it was dropping to a historic low the cap on the maximum number of displaced people the U.S. decides to resettle in a federal fiscal year, President-elect Joe Biden said Nov. 12 he would be heading in a dramatically different direction.
With children dying in the English Channel, the UK’s leading Catholic refugee agency says the government is ramping up a policy “very likely to increase the risk of this happening again and again.”