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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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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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TAKE ACTION: Call on U.S. Leaders to Honor the Paris Climate Agreement

Every day, we witness the effects of the changing climate on poor and vulnerable people. In Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato Si’, we are reminded that it is our responsibility to care for the earth –- our common home. U.S leaders are currently deciding if the our country should stay in the Paris Climate Agreement.