Many are talking about the latest topic in the immigration – family separation at the border. Here is a resource to help understand the costs and concerns raised by the Church and many others.
What is the problem with family separation? Why is the Church opposed to this new U.S.
policy? What are the costs?
The ongoing practice of separating children from their parents has already, as of May, left nearly 2000 children separated from their parents. As Bishop Vásquez, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, and Sister Donna Markham OP PhD, President and CEO of Catholic Charities, remind us - as a nation and people of faith, we can and must do better.Read more →
In light of this year's troubling admissions, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration will be issuing a letter voicing support for refugees and the U.S. resettlement program. As we approach the half way mark for resettlement, we need your help to lift-up the Catholic community's voice in support of refugees.Read more →