- Jan 19, 2021
In a 7-2 decision June 25, the Supreme Court said the Trump administration can deport some asylum-seekers without granting them a federal court hearing.
DACA recipients and advocates breathed a collective sigh of surprised relief June 18 when the Supreme Court ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the immigration program that has hung in the balance for the past three years.
Faith groups and other immigrant supporters are bracing for an announcement from the White House that may further limit those seeking asylum in the United States.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and two other Catholic bishops criticized President Donald Trump’s April 22 executive order to temporarily restrict some forms of immigration during the pandemic, saying it could “fuel polarization and animosity.”
Though it’s still unclear how an April 20 tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump saying he would “suspend immigration into the United States!” will manifest itself in policy, some blamed him for trying to scapegoat immigrants as a way to divert attention from the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Three new communities of women religious are bringing their missions of evangelization through helping others to the Diocese of Charleston.