- May 27, 2020
Venezuelan migrants seeking asylum or hoping to file for refugee status in Trinidad and Tobago are being charged and deported instead of helped through the process.
Felix Garcia, the father of a Loyola University medical student who had received national support from Jesuit and other Catholic networks trying to free him from an immigration detention center, was deported in April to Guatemala.
Catholic groups are helping a 27-year-old medical student as she fights to stop her father’s deportation.
From Uganda to Bangladesh, the Church is on the frontier when it comes to immigration.
A federal judge has temporarily halted deportation proceedings against Indonesian Christians who are in the U.S. illegally but are seeking to gain legal status, including a man honored for his work helping to rebuild more than 200 homes after Superstorm Sandy.
“In a virtuous society — that is, one whose political, social and economic institutions allow all of its members to flourish — the answer to both questions is the same. Will we be such a virtuous society?
The decision is now before us. The character of our country will be defined by our answer,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco wrote in an op-ed.