- Jul 31, 2021
Immigration advocates and Catholic leaders view Friday’s DACA decision as a “wake-up call” to Congress that immigration reform is needed.
Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alfonso Lara wants faithful Catholics to follow their donations to those it supports, and reach out to immigrant communities that still struggle accessing necessary services and information.
For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Father Franciscus Asisi Eka Yuantoro was welcomed earlier this month into a government facility for unaccompanied minors in Donna, Texas, to celebrate Mass, which he called a “blessing.”
On Vice President Kamala Harris’ first trip to the Southern border, Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso emphasized to her the importance of seeing first-hand the border and the countries migrants are fleeing to properly address the burgeoning immigration crisis.
Two members of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference migration committee view the Supreme Court’s ruling on Temporary Protected Status recipients and permanent residency in the U.S. as a reminder to Congress to “stop kicking the can down the road” on immigration reform.
At this week’s emergency immigration meeting a prominent moment for Bishop Mario Dorsonville was a conversation he had with an El Salvadorian bishop who described the growing emptiness of some of his diocesan towns.
As Italy’s bishops meet to discuss issues of local interest and the broad assessment they are about to begin of the Church at the national level, migration has again emerged as a pressing issue after more images of children drowned in an attempt to reach Europe made headlines.
On Thursday, the End SIJS Backlog Coalition penned a letter to top immigration officials in the federal government outlining the problem wit green card backlogs, the need to fix it, and a number of solutions.