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U.S. Catholic Bishops Respond to Recent Supreme Court Decision on Public Charge

The U.S. Catholic bishops have issued a statement in response to the Jan. 27 Supreme Court decision allowing the Trump Administration to implement its expanded public charge rule, which allows the denial of legal status or changes in legal status for immigrants using public benefits such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare, or Federal public housing assistance.
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Elimination of U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program “Against the Principles We Have as a Nation” Says Chair of USCCB Committee on Migration

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has responded to reports that the Trump Administration is considering “zeroing out” the refugee resettlement program.
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USCCB and JRS/USA Call for Safety and Security of Asylum Seekers

In response to the death of a father and daughter at the U.S.-Mexico border and reports of appalling conditions for children in detention, the United States Conferences of Catholic Bishops and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA have released statements calling for the safety and security of asylum seekers.