• Court sides with Trump on right to end TPS

    Court sides with Trump on right to end TPS

    • Sep 15, 2020

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit sided Sept. 14 with President Donald Trump’s plan to end a particular immigration protection status that would have allowed people from six countries that have suffered disasters to remain in the United States.

  • USCCB migration chairman says Senate needs to act on ‘Dreamer,’ TPS bill

    USCCB migration chairman says Senate needs to act on ‘Dreamer,’ TPS bill

    • Jun 5, 2020

    The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration has urged the U.S. Senate to take action and pass a bill to protect “Dreamers” and as well beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure programs.

  • At year’s end, humanitarian aid for migrants moves across border

    At year’s end, humanitarian aid for migrants moves across border

    • Dec 21, 2019

    Over the last year, Catholic dioceses on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico, in places such as El Paso and Brownsville, Texas, scrambled to accommodate the growing number of children, men and women crossing the border, seeking asylum and entering the U.S.

  • Confusion arises over TPS for Salvadorans

    Confusion arises over TPS for Salvadorans

    • Nov 1, 2019

    Salvadorans with a special immigration status experienced whiplash in late October when the U.S. ambassador to El Salvador, in a video with the Salvadoran president Oct. 28, announced the extension of the program, only to be corrected hours later by the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.