- Sep 24, 2020
The European network of Caritas agencies has criticized the European Commission’s plan on asylum and migration, saying the proposal “falls short of expectations.”
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee told a House subcommittee Sept. 23 that any stimulus bill Congress is considering must include assistance for immigrant and refugee families and also make them eligible for past stimulus relief.
This years’ Time 100 list of the most influential personalities around the world includes Catholic nun Sister Norma Pimentel, known for her work assisting migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas.
While in Brazil, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sept. 18 went to see the work of humanitarian church-connected agencies supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.
U.S. organizations that work to resettle refugees fear that an upcoming battle with the Trump administration over the number of displaced people allowed into the country may be the fiercest yet.
The director of Greece’s Catholic charitable organization said the situation on Lesbos island remains tense after a fire at a refugee camp left at least 12,000 homeless.