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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 15, 2021 / 11:20 am As members of Congress this week advanced language providing a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, the U.S. bishops’ conference praised the development. Congress is currently crafting a $3.5 trillion budget package that would fund many Biden

By Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 20:01 pm Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, spoke Wednesday in support of congressional immigration reform alongside US Senators Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin. Following many speakers in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was recently struck

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 25, 2021 / 15:31 pm The bishop of El Paso said the Church must work with the administration on issues that overlap, after attending an immigration roundtable with the vice president on Friday. Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso was one of a number

Washington D.C., Jun 3, 2021 / 13:10 pm Former President George W. Bush recently donated $100,000 to Catholic Charities USA in recognition of the group’s work with immigrants and refugees, the organization said this week. On Wednesday, Catholic Charities USA shared a letter they received from Bush, thanking the 43rd

Catholic Charities Southwest Ohio is currently accepting applications for Immigration Legal Services Director. The Immigration Legal Services Director will perform immigration attorney duties, representing individuals in immigration related cases. This position will provides legal counsel and advice on immigration-related cases with a focus on humanitarian immigration benefits, such as U-

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference welcomed President Joe Biden’s immigration actions on Wednesday, while one Catholic group decried the continuance of deportations. On Tuesday, the White House announced several executive actions on immigration reform; these included the creation of a task

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference applauded President Joe Biden for halting some deportations and preserving the DACA program on his first day in office. “We applaud President Biden’s restoration of the DACA program, and we also strongly encourage him and the

CNA Staff, Dec 9, 2020 / 03:30 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) applauded a federal judge’s recent decision to restore the full Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, including the resumption of new applicants. Auxiliary Bishop Mario Dorsonville of Washington, chairman of the USCCB’s

CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 06:19 pm MT (CNA).- The chair of the US bishops’ migration committee emphasized the importance of immigrant workers in testimony submitted to a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held Wednesday. Bishop Mario Dorsonville, an auxiliary bishop of Washington