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
Miami archbishop offers to house exiled Nicaraguan priests, seminarians
“Most of the people expelled were politicians or candidates for public office that (Daniel) Ortega locked up before the elections,” the archbishop said, but among them were “four or five priests, a couple of seminarians, a deacon and an organist.”
Supreme Court examines Biden’s immigration enforcement policy
In oral arguments that lasted more than two hours, the court seemed divided over the challenge to the administration’s policy that put a priority on deporting immigrants who pose a threat to national security, public safety or border security.
Incoming migration chair says he wants to share joy of serving the poor
During his term, he said, he wants to focus on addressing the problems that make people leave their home countries but also the response to those who show up in the U.S. seeking refuge.
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.”
Photos of the Week: Sept. 26, 2022
In the spotlight: Eucharistic Congress in Italy, protests in Russia, Hurricane Fiona, ‘Little Amal’
Giant puppet of Syrian refugee girl makes stop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
The cathedral stop was one of 55 New York events welcoming the puppet over a three-week period that began Sept. 14 and ends Oct. 2 and is titled “Little Amal Walks NYC.”
New network will accompany migrants; National Migration Week is Sept. 19-25
“The network we are building will provide a way for the many people who want to help newcomers in their community to accompany them and to advocate for migrants, refugees and those seeking asylum in the United States,” Joan Rosenhauer, executive director of JRS/USA, said.