The executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. said she hopes to see the Biden administration use the U.S. vice president’s forthcoming trip to Mexico and Guatemala as opportunity to correct historic wrongs in the region.
Head of CLINIC: U.S. migration policy can ‘make amends’ in Central America
Haitians granted reprieve with immigration extension to stay in U.S.
On May 22, 2021, the Biden administration granted eligible Haitian nationals living in the United States the chance to apply for a new 18-month TPS designation.
Biden administration halts border projects funded with military money
The Biden administration canceled former President Donald Trump’s border wall projects April 30 paid for with funds diverted from Defense Department accounts.
Big legislative initiatives may be crowding out passage of Equality Act
The Equality Act was passed in March by the House of Representatives but faces an uncertain outcome in the Senate, which is split more equally between Democrats and Republicans.
Research with fetal tissue from elective abortion called ‘deeply offensive’
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee April 20 called on the Biden administration to fund research “that does not rely upon body parts taken from innocent children killed through abortion.”
Supreme Court to review Boston Marathon bomber’s death penalty case
The Supreme Court’s March 22 announcement that it would hear a government appeal to reinstate the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings the death penalty issue in front of the Biden administration.
Catholic, other faith groups applaud decision to grant Venezuelans TPS
Pro-immigrant groups applauded a March 8 decision by the Biden administration to protect some 320,000 Venezuelans in the United States under a temporary immigration program.