Jesuit Refugee Service/USA Urges US to Stop Turning Away and Expelling Asylum Seekers

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.
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Ignatian Solidarity Network Responds to Supreme Court DACA Decision

The Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision that the Trump Administration cannot immediately carry out its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Statement: Catholic Leaders Respond to Administration’s Halt to Immigration with a Call for Unity in the Effort to Overcome COVID-19

Responding to the proclamation signed by President Trump announcing a temporary reviewable immigration halt, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington and chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration, and Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento and chair of the Board of Directors of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), issued the following response.