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.
Meeting in Accra, Ghana, July 25-Aug. 1, the bishops examined the causes of migration, the risks involved — particularly when it comes to irregular migration — and what the church needs to be doing to help.
Cities such as New York and Washington have been on the receiving end of an influx of migrants being bused from the southern border to cities in the Northeast in what some say is a stunt by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican with presidential aspirations.
The Guatemalan bishops’ conference the deteriorating situation of the country, citing malnutrition, corruption, the dismantling of democracy and violence as reasons for the increasing exodus of the country’s people.
In recent days, the archbishop has walked through the rawness of helping a community heal from two major heartbreaks: the killing of 19 defenseless fourth-graders in a mass shooting and a group of dehydrated men and women found dead or dying of heat stroke inside a trailer.