Catholic response to Trump Archives - Crux



  • Faith groups ask government to reconsider historically low refugee cap

    Faith groups ask government to reconsider historically low refugee cap

    • Sep 29, 2017

    When the Refugee Act of 1980 went into effect, the U.S. set the cap at over 231,000 refugees. President Barack Obama set the cap for fiscal year 2017 at 110,000 during his last year in the White House. In his first executive order as president, Donald Trump, set the cap at 50,000 and said any more than that “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.”

  • Young U.S. immigrants mobilize effort to avoid deportation

    Young U.S. immigrants mobilize effort to avoid deportation

    • Sep 2, 2017

    President Donald Trump is weighing whether to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children to remain in the U.S. and legally work. Immigrants are bracing for the prospect of losing their jobs as their work permits end and possible deportation if the president does away with the program.

  • Catholic Benefits Association presses Trump to end contraceptive mandate

    Catholic Benefits Association presses Trump to end contraceptive mandate

    • Aug 30, 2017

    The Catholic Benefits Association, based in Castle Rock, Colorado, and representing more than 1,000 Catholic health care providers, has been the largest single plaintiff challenging the Obamacare contraceptive mandate. The association first sued the government in March 2014. CBA members are facing $6 billion in accumulated penalties should the issue fail to be resolved.

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