The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice Feb. 21, 2023, announced a proposal that if approved could significantly limit asylum in the U.S.
Advocates for immigrants say they’re disappointed over Biden border proposals
Biden administration reportedly weighs reinstating family detention of unauthorized migrants
Multiple media reports indicated administration officials are considering reinstatement of that policy along with others as they prepare for the upcoming termination of Title 42.
Another year of ‘limbo on earth’ for immigrants, refugees, asylum-seekers
Millions around the world, they have been stuck in “camps” for so long that they’ve taken on the appearance of towns and small cities.
Catholics work to help Venezuelans expelled to Mexico under Title 42
In a statement Oct. 13, the three organizations said. “The expansion of Title 42 to cover Venezuelans is an abuse of a public health order to dissuade those who are asylum-seekers or need protection without any legal or moral basis.”
Expulsions at the U.S.-Mexico border expulsions on target to break record
The Biden administration said Title 42 will continue but “Remain in Mexico” is set to come to an end in a “quick, and orderly, manner” after reaching the end of almost two years of court battles seeking its demise.
St. Peter’s on Capitol Hill offers hospitality to migrant busloads
The local church, partnering with SAMU First Response, began offering hospitality in late July to migrants arriving on buses sent to Washington by the governors of Texas and Arizona.
Advocates worry anti-immigrant provisions will make way into spending bill
Several Catholic organizations in the 55-member Interfaith Immigration Coalition voiced worries Aug. 3 that some lawmakers will attempt to include an extension of a Trump-era rule in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Complete overhaul of immigration law needed to solve border crisis
How does the United States maintain its reputation and conformity to international law that states it cannot return persons to perilous situations and should provide asylum-seekers a hearing, while at the same controlling its borders when vast numbers seek asylum?