Immigration Archives - Crux



  • Catholics mobilize as deadline looms on shield for young immigrants

    Catholics mobilize as deadline looms on shield for young immigrants

    As a Sept. 5 deadline nears for a demand issued by ten state attorneys general to the Trump administration to scrap a law that provides protection from deportation and work permits for the children of undocumented immigrants, Catholic leaders across the country are mobilizing in defense of DACA, the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program, as well as Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

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  • Gregory on Charlottesville: Bishops must speak, because silence is approval

    Gregory on Charlottesville: Bishops must speak, because silence is approval

    Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta, the highest-ranking African-American prelate in America, said on Monday that all bishops in the country, including those who lead dioceses without tremendous racial diversity, have to speak out in the wake of Charlottesville — because, he warned, silence will be seen as approval.

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  • Key bishop opposes Trump-backed push to slash legal immigration

    Key bishop opposes Trump-backed push to slash legal immigration

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled a proposal introduced by two Senate Republicans to slash legal immigration in half, calling it necessary to protect American workers. The U.S. bishops’ key prelate on migration voiced “strong opposition,” saying the move would abandon “those setting out to build better lives, weaken family bonds, and impact the nation’s ability to respond to those in crisis.”

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