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El Salvador TPS Decision: Creating a Future of Uncertainty and Grave Risk

The Ignatian Solidarity Network strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador in September 2019. TPS protects individuals and families who would otherwise be in harm’s way in their countries of origin, which are recovering from catastrophic events such as natural disaster, war, famine, or disease. As people of faith, we believe in the dignity of human life and denounce a decision to return people to conditions where their lives will be immediately put in danger.
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Catholic Leaders: Extend Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration, was joined by Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), and Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) in sending a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, urging an 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador. 
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The Continuing Legacy of the Four Churchwomen & Oscar Romero at Cristo Rey New York High School

Cristo Rey New York High School claims as spiritual founders the four churchwomen and Oscar Romero—a legacy that animates student work for justice—including through the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.