Stories on U.S. immigration and policies. Also international developments on immigration.
Catholic bishops from the U.S. and Mexico joined social justice groups
Catholic bishops, advocates meet to discuss response to Trump border policies
by: Jack Jenkins, Feb 28, 2019 (RNS) — A group Catholic bishops from the U.S. and Mexico joined social justice groups for what organizers described as an “emergency” summit thisRead More
World Relief urges the President to pursue broad-based immigration reform in partnership with Congress.
World Relief Responds to President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency at the Border
Feb. 15, 2019 Baltimore, Md. – Today, President Trump declared the situation at the border a national emergency, invoking presidential emergency powers to increase border security. While appreciative of hisRead More
But other moments in the speech offered a reminder of the partisan divide that has riven Washington in recent years...
Trump’s State of the Union garners mixed reactions among faith groups
by: Jack Jenkins, Feb 6, 2019 WASHINGTON (RNS) – Religious leaders and people of faith offered mixed reactions to President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening (Feb. 5),Read More
Over the past two years, the nation's refugee resettlement system has been slowly dismantled.
Two years after Trump’s travel ban, faith-based refugee groups struggle
by: Emily McFarlan Miller, Feb 4, 2019 (RNS) – Every morning when Khadra Abdo wakes up, her mind turns to her children. “My first thought is that I hope theyRead More