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Immigration advocates say DACA ruling should push Congress to act

Catholic immigration advocates are emphasizing that the Oct. 5 ruling by a federal appeals court — finding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful — sends another signal that permanent legislation is needed to protect young immigrants from deportation and put them on a path to U.S. citizenship.

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Catholic leaders urge protection for Syrian, Venezuelan refugees

Catholic immigration leaders are calling on the Biden administration to redesignate Venezuela and Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), citing the ongoing humanitarian crises that exist in each country.

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US bishops cheered by one migration ruling, dismayed by another

The current and incoming USCCB migration chair expressed cautious optimism over a March 4 court decision that mandates migrants can’t be expelled to places where they’ll be persecuted, but were taken aback by a dueling decision later that day.

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Catholic sisters make Advent plea to Biden: End ‘immoral’ immigration rule

A group of nuns sang Advent hymns in front of the White House Dec. 3, hoping to get the ear of the president so he could consider lifting what they see as a health rule that hurts people trying to find refuge at the southern border.

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Catholic organizations voice ‘anger’ over policy that keeps migrants out

In front of the White House, a large group of women religious and their supporters shouted just a few feet way from the president’s residence Dec. 3, calling him to end a Trump-era policy that keeps migrants out.

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Immigration advocates lament continuation of Remain in Mexico policy

The Biden administration announced yesterday that it reached an agreement with Mexico to restart a policy that forces migrants to wait in Mexico until immigration officials rule on their asylum claim.

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