U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Congress to Act After Court Ruling on DACA

WASHINGTON—On July 16, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to be unlawful. DACA allows certain undocumented individuals brought to the United States as…

JRS/USA Calls for Access to Asylum for All

Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control officially extended Title 42, a ban on those seeking asylum at the US southern border due to public health concerns. Jesuit Refugee Service/USA expresses deep disappointment in this announcement and…

Justice for Immigrants: Reforming Enforcement and Ending Mass Detention

In response to recent news about Administration actions to reject or expel asylum seekers, JRS/USA urges that individuals be allowed to petition for asylum as they flee violence and persecution, while enforcing measures that manage risks to public health.